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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Walaka A/V Club

First, some broccoli. I mean, it's green and it's good for you:



The second part isn't as long.



Now, a callback. A few days ago, I posted a song that I heard all during my childhood. So, how come this one is new to me?



We'll continue with something borrowed. The Apple posted this on Facebook, but here it is for the rest of y'all to enjoy:



And for our finale, a finale. What do you get if you take eighties musics, layer it over with faux-fifties style, and use that to define the milieu of an urban remake of The Searchers filtered through Marvel Comics? You get Streets of Fire, Walter Hill's classic "rock and roll fable." Here's the closing number:



(And before you hit IMDB, yeah, that's Diane Lane.)

2 comments:

Yojimbo_5 said...

George Roy Hill> Director of "Butch and Sundance?" and "The Sting?" and "Slaghtehouse Five?"

No no no no no.

Walter Hill.

WALTER Hill.

Which brings us back to the beginning....

Walaka said...

If only I had a fact-checker (or at least a copy-editor) - not only would I not have made a stupid gaffe, but I could have structured the whole thing differently. Well, that's why they put erasers on magic markers.

Fixed it.