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Almost Famous at 20: Cameron Crowe’s warm-hearted ode to music journalism

The writer-director’s semi-autobiographical comedy remains a generous and insightful film about growing up on the road“These people are not your friends.”For anyone who’s ever worked in culture journalism – or aspires to do it – this pearl of wisdom, dropped from the legendary rock writer Lester Bangs (Philip Seymour Hoffman) to his moon-eyed teenage protege […]

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‘Almost Famous’ Could Have Starred Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman, and Meryl Streep

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Cameron Crowe’s autobiographical movie Almost Famous. To celebrate the milestone, James Andrew Miller is delivering a limited podcast series called Origins: Almost Famous Turns Twenty, and it’s already yielding some interesting tidbits looking back at the film. Almost Famous features Patrick Fugit as William Miller, a young aspiring […]

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The Time Philip Seymour Hoffman Stood Up for Patrick Fugit While Making ‘Almost Famous’

Cameron Crowe’s rock-and-roll odyssey “Almost Famous” about his golden days as a Rolling Stone journalist has only gotten better with time. The film turns 20 this September, and its wild shoot continues to yield fascinating stories from the crew and cast. That includes one of the movie’s breakout stars, Patrick Fugit, who plays Crowe’s surrogate […]

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What’s Coming to Amazon Prime Video in December 2019

With the holidays around the corner, Amazon Prime Video is adding an abundance of movies and TV shows to stream while relaxing at home.A majority of fresh content will drop on the first of the month, starting with Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous” and Kevin Bacon’s “Footloose” on Dec. 1. For superhero enthusiasts, “Hancock” and “Bumblebee” […]

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David Crosby Says New Documentary ‘Remember My Name’ Is Like ‘Being Naked in Public’

“It’s not easy. It’s hard being naked in public,” David Crosby, the legendary troubadour of classic rock, reflected at Tuesday night’s New York City premiere of “David Crosby: Remember My Name.” “I don’t know what to do here. There’s no guitars, no drums,” he laughed.Directed by newcomer A.J. Eaton and produced by the legendary Rolling […]

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‘Almost Famous’ Stage Musical in the Works

Move over, Bruce Springsteen. The rock gods known as Stillwater may be playing Broadway soon.On Tuesday, producers announced plans for a stage musical version of Cameron Crowe’s Oscar-winning 2000 film “Almost Famous.”Crowe, who won the Academy Award for his original screenplay on the semiautobiographical film, will write the script and co-write the lyrics with Tony-winning […]

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