RUDE BOY – 1980!

Great posters of music movies from the past…

RUDE BOY

Story: Part fiction, part rockumentary, tells the story
of Ray Gange. A young The Clash fan who leaves his
dead-end job in a sleazy Soho sex shop to become
a roadie for the band.

Starring: Dave Armstrong, Barry Baker, Terry Barry

1980

Trailer

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ALMOST FAMOUS (2000)

The journey of a young music journalist writing for
legendary rock magazine Rolling Stone in the early
1970s. He tours with fictitious band Stillwater, and
works on his first cover story.

Starring: Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand,
Kate Hudson, and Patrick Fugit.

Director/writer: Cameron Crowe.
Inspired by being a teenage writer
for Rolling Stone himself.

Trailer

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ANOTHER STATE OF MIND

A documentary film made in 1982 chronicling the messed-up adventure of two American punk bands, Social Distortion (still active) and Youth Brigade (still active), as they go on their first international tour. They meet another progressive punk band Minor Threat (1980-1983), whom they hang out with for about a week near the end of the chaotic tour.

Starring Mike Ness, Dennis Danell, Brent Liles, Derek O’Brien

The trailer

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VELVET GOLDMINE

A musical drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes,
set in Britain during the glam rock days of the early 1970s.
It tells the story of a fictional pop star, Brian Slade.

With Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, Jonathan
Rhys Meyers
and Toni Collette. Released in 1998.

The trailer

British rockers Placebo were in it too, performing a
kick-ass cover of T. Rex‘s glam slam 20th Century Boy