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Wonderwall (1968)
7 May 2018
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I just watched the Wonderwall film on YouTube out of curiosity. It's definitely a product of it's time and features a few long-drawn risqué scenes (IMO anyways), but seeing as I love bizarre trippy 60s films, I got a kick out of it! George's soundtrack in the background fits the movie quite nicely. ahdn_george_08I've yet to listen to the soundtrack album in full to re-reflect on the music, but I did enjoy certain snippets of tunes like Peter Tork's (uncredited ahdn_paul_01) banjo solo, Clapton and Ringo 's playing on "Skiing" and the vaudeville sounding "Drilling a Home". As for the characters, Jack McGowran's lead scientist character (Oscar) is very funny and Chaplin-esque, whilst Jane Birkin... I think I may have developed a bit of a mini crush for... ahdn_paul_02

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SgtPeppersBulldog said
...but seeing as I love bizarre trippy 60s films...

 

If you have never seen it, you might like the movie "Putney Swope" made in 1969 (directed by Robert Downey Sr. -- Junior's father).  Much of it has that old 60s ambiance to it.

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Personally, I think that the soundtrack outclasses the movie...  but that's just me...:-)

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Saw this on streamed TV last night and agree with most of Pepdog's evaluation - only OK as a whole, but visually and aurally very trippy. One of the most literally colourful movies I can remember watching, as you might expect from a film with production design from The Fool. (And "you know you're a hardcore Beatles fan when..." you get a giddy thrill from seeing that particular credit during the opening. And a similar, bigger thrill from the "Music by George Harrison , M.B.E." credit.)

And that remarkable score is ultimately the best reason to see this. (Though I was also curious to see if I could detect any visual ideas in common with Led Zeppelin's flawed docu-fantasy concert film - Joe Massot directed both.) 

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Hahaha The Song Remains The Same is so laden with 70's excess, technical difficulties, and general mistakes, I love it a-hard-days-night-george-9

a-hard-days-night-john-3 Move along folks -- nothing on-topic to see herea-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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