What’s On Now?! “PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE” (1974)

Alright, My Peeps…

…If There’s Anything I Can Tell You About The Flick…

BRIAN DE PALMA‘s

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

…It’s That The Bulk Of You Have Never Ever Never Never Ever Heard Of It.

Period.

It’s Been A Part Of My Collection Since The Early 1990s…

…And It’s A Flick I Truly Truly Enjoy.

๐Ÿ™‚

Need A Quality Tagline?

I Got’Ya Covered!

("The Most Highly Acclaimed Horror Phantasy Of Our Time.")
(hehehe)

Yeah.

It’s Slightly Full Of Itself…

…But Sometimes That Can Be A Wonderful Thing.

๐Ÿ˜‰

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

…Is A Glam-Rock-Musical That Was Written AND Directed By…

BRIAN DE PALMA

(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000361/)

…With The Music AND Lyrics Being Written AND Composed By…

PAUL WILLIAMS

(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0931437/)

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I Actually Saw This One For The Very First Time On The ENCORE Channel Back In 1992 Or 1993.

I Even Had A Copy Of The Soundtrack.

Some Of The Songs Are VERY Memorable…

…At Least To Me.

It’s Totally A Heaping Ton Of Fun, Fo SHO, Kiddies.

Since Having Fun Is What FRIDAY’s Are All About…

…I Felt This One Was Perfect.

I Was Actually Listening To The Soundtrack In My Truck The Very Day I Signed My Name On The Dotted Line To Enter Into The Navy’s Delayed Entry Program.

I Was 17-Years-Old.

I Was Listening To It Because It Always Put Me In A Better Mood…

…And Helped Relax Me.

Not To Say It’s Boring…

…Nor Sleep Inducing…

…Nor Whatever…

…It Was Just Simply Soothing To Me.

I Love The Work Of…

PAUL WILLIAMS

…And The Score For…

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

…Is Him At His Very VERY Best.

The Film Itself Is Fun…

…But It’s Also Campy…

…Crazy…

…Oddly Strange…

…Andย Thoroughly Enjoyable!

The Major Selling Point For The Flick, However, Is THE MUSIC.

ย  Need A Lyrical Sample, Kiddies?

SURE THANGY THANG!

*** *** ***

THE HELL OF IT

Roll On Thunder…

…Shine On Lightening…

…The Days Are Long…

…And The Nights Are Frightening…

…Nothing Matters, Anyway…

…And That’s The Hell Of It. …

…Winter Comes…

…And The Winds Blew Colder…

…While Some Grew Wiser…

…You Just Grew Older…

…And You Never Listened, Anyway…

…And That’s The Hell Of It. …

*** *** ***

Yeah…

…T’Is A Bundle Of Fun, Kiddies.

The Film Actually Had A Rather Strong Cast.

It Had Quality Direction.

It Was Well Written.

And It Does Have That Power To Make You Smile And Relax.

If You’re Looking For Something A Bit Off-Beat…

…Or Something To Just Kill Some Time With…

…You Should Give…

PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

…A Good Ole Once-Over.

It’s A Flick That’s Likely To Get Stuck In The Ole Brain-Bank If You Give It A Chance To Do So.

Musicals Aren’t Usually My Thing, Though I’ve Seen A Ton Of Them.

But This One…

…To ME…

…Stands Out.

It Stands WAY Out, Actually.

It’s A Musical I’ve Come To Greatly Appreciate AND Enjoy.

The Flick Is EASILY Worth Watching…

…But The Soundtrack Is TOTALLY Worth Listening To.

As I Said…

…Give It The Ole Once-Over, My Peeps.

You May Hate It…

…Or…

…You May Love It.

Most Folks I Know Whom Have Seen It Are Deeply Divided.

A Couple Think It’s The Bee’s Knees…

…Others Think It’s A Waste Of Film AND Time.

I’ll Leave You To Decided Which Outcome Is YOUR Outcome.

Love It…

…Hate It…

…Whatever.

Just Give It A Go.

No Risk, No Reward, Right???

RIGHT!!!

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5 responses to “What’s On Now?! “PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE” (1974)

    • hahaha
      It Is A Classic…
      …And It Deserves To Be Seen, Fo SHO, Sir.
      I Am Sure You’ve (likely) Never Seen Anything Quite Like It. It’s… hmm… Unique? I’m Rollin’ With Unique On This One, My Friend ๐Ÿ˜€

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  1. Okay Bradley, you’ve sold me… I’m off to the local video store… maybe I’ll call them first; that’s an old movie; it may have died in the case!!!
    Have a good one…! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • If Your Video Store Has A Copy I’ll Be Shocked.
      It’s A Rather Unknown Flick.
      If You Can Find It, GREAT!!! ๐Ÿ™‚
      Fun Stuff, Ms. Carolyn!!!
      You Have A Good One, Also.
      -B.

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