Jul. 15th, 2011

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First Torchwood on the big screen, and now this?!?!

I own The Man Who Fell to Earth on VHS, DVD and laserdisc and I have seen the uncut version many times. Uncut in more ways than one, hahahaha. ANYWAY. The uncut version will be playing on the big screen in Atlanta in September!

I love TMWFTE on so many levels. Being a film geek, as a gorgeous piece of avant-garde art. As the apogee of 1970s fashion aesthetics (and I am not being sarcastic there). As a Bowie fan. For the philosophy and the portrayal of alienation. For the information overload television scene. For the terrifying atavistic slime sex. For the amazing, joyous gun sex.

This could be one my favorite movie ever. It's right up there with Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, Fellini Satyricon, Jodorowsky, Herzog, Tsui Hark. I've seen other Roeg movies and lots of other Bowie movies but this is the best. Seriously, I'm just about to get up from my laptop and do a little dance, that's how happy I am.

Ep 2 tonight as well! Woo hoo!



Originally posted by [livejournal.com profile] ziggythewalrus at Great news!


Ok, this is a little late, but better late than never! Especially in this case!

If you've always wanted to see The Man Who Fell To Earth on the big screen, now is your chance! The film is being re-released in the U.S. in all its uncut, NC-17 glory!!learn where you can see it! + NSFW pic )

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