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« Reply #350 on: June 10, 2022, 01:53:13 PM »

Austin Butler - That's All Right (Pre-Production Test)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HkMeHc8qPY&t=3s
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« Reply #351 on: June 12, 2022, 02:01:15 AM »


The 'Elvis' Cast on His Sex Appeal and Superhero Qualities | Rotten Tomatoes


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1RdAyaRhqU


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« Reply #352 on: June 12, 2022, 10:07:38 AM »

Elvis - Behind the Scenes


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMHRD3G61vU
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« Reply #353 on: June 12, 2022, 01:59:32 PM »

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis (Unchained Melody) #elvismovie



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bdm0R9noAk



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Official movie website:

https://www.elvismovie.net/
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« Reply #354 on: June 13, 2022, 12:58:58 PM »

Elvis: Why Austin Butler Was BEDRIDDEN After Finishing the Movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukrsiRjOp9s




Tom Hanks and Austin Butler on their new film, 'Elvis' l GMA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNOTE35VJ2k
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« Reply #355 on: June 15, 2022, 07:17:53 AM »

The Fashion of Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6mxMRJGpkI



Elvis - Icon - Warner Bros. UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdnh-PWWvA4




Elvis - Believe - Warner Bros. UK


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8n3KuffIVg
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« Reply #356 on: June 16, 2022, 11:26:07 AM »

Austin Butler Shows Off His Elvis Impressions and Teaches Jimmy an Iconic Dance Move (Extended)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnWGXDcW1B8


Near the end they show "Jailhouse Rock" from the '68 special and it looks so real that at first I thought this was a deepfake. But the camera angles speak against that. Fantastic
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« Reply #357 on: June 17, 2022, 07:02:09 AM »

Tom Hanks on Colbert


"A Diabolical Genius In Every Way" - Tom Hanks On Colonel Tom Parker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ue1lwomrG8A



"Elvis" Is The Most Baz Luhrmann-y Baz Luhrmann Film - Tom Hanks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fTlRxreBXk



How Elvis Turned Las Vegas Into A Place Worthy Of Superstars - Tom Hanks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-nFmoqMxIo
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To sum it up, they blew it, they blew it consistently, they continue to blow it, it is tragic and this pathological problem caused The Beach Boys' greatest music to be so underrated by the general public.

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« Reply #358 on: June 18, 2022, 02:16:04 AM »

So, I got my tickets for wednesday and am looking forward to seeing this movie.


Lisa Marie Presley said actor Austin Butler ‘honored’ Elvis in new film portrayal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ksR9m3DQg
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« Reply #359 on: June 18, 2022, 07:35:17 AM »

N.M.E. put out a booklet about Elvis and the movie which you can also read for free online:

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/66999675/nme-elvis-film-special-edition
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« Reply #360 on: June 18, 2022, 07:39:41 AM »

Rocker, have you ever ranked Elvis' albums?
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« Reply #361 on: June 18, 2022, 07:54:57 AM »

Rocker, have you ever ranked Elvis' albums?


I don't think so. But although these lists are totally subjective, they can bring things to your attention that you missed before.
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« Reply #362 on: June 19, 2022, 07:25:19 AM »

Elvis Cast and Director on Rock & Roll's Black Pioneers: "Credit Needs to Be Given"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GccIzpTnufs
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« Reply #363 on: June 20, 2022, 09:36:01 AM »

Exclusively Elvis - 20/20 Special Airs 6/21 at 10 PM on ABC


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGsJ6jLzIyE


Press release: https://www.graceland.com/elvis-news/posts/abc-news-presents-a-special-edition-of-2020-on-the-making-of-elvis

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« Reply #364 on: June 21, 2022, 09:35:29 AM »

In ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann brilliantly floods our senses with arresting sights and sounds
The director’s trademark razzle-dazzle surrounds Tom Hanks as an oily Colonel Tom Parker and Austin Butler, electrifying as The King.
By  Richard Roeper


https://chicago.suntimes.com/movies-and-tv/2022/6/20/23174855/elvis-review-movie-baz-luhrmann-austin-butler-tom-hanks-presley
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« Reply #365 on: June 22, 2022, 06:30:14 AM »

The final trailer:


https://www.fandango.com/elvis-2022-227093/movie-overview?fbclid=IwAR14rEzLdugyBLKB1ETtNZMMfkRkwWFStr0BRKiiNs0l1P6EeaPyUPvcS0M

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https://www.fandango.com/videos/player/2045379139613?autoplay=true&index=0



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« Reply #366 on: June 23, 2022, 01:03:18 AM »

Rocker, have you ever ranked Elvis' albums?


I don't think so. But although these lists are totally subjective, they can bring things to your attention that you missed before.

There are so many Elvis albums, really tough to do. It's a little easier if you break them down into soundtracks, live albums, compilations, and studio albums. I just got That's the Way it Is recently and really digging that. My other recent finds, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Harum Scarum, have got to be rock bottom. Very little to recommend there. I got those in the same batch as an original mono Loving You, and the contrast was like night and day.
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« Reply #367 on: June 23, 2022, 11:43:52 AM »

Rocker, have you ever ranked Elvis' albums?


I don't think so. But although these lists are totally subjective, they can bring things to your attention that you missed before.

There are so many Elvis albums, really tough to do. It's a little easier if you break them down into soundtracks, live albums, compilations, and studio albums. I just got That's the Way it Is recently and really digging that. My other recent finds, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Harum Scarum, have got to be rock bottom. Very little to recommend there. I got those in the same batch as an original mono Loving You, and the contrast was like night and day.


Interesting thing about "Harum Scarum" that someone once pointed out to me is that although it has mostly crappy material, it's production is top. But that would soon change for the following soundtracks.


I saw the movie yesterday. What an experience! I just wrote a longer review in german but can't repeat it in english. The movie is full of different styles of movie making, things that probably only fans understand (or people who did their research) and deeper meanings. No, you won't find new perspectives on Elvis' emotions etc. But that never was what the movie wanted. It wanted to put Elvis into the context of his time and society with the Colonel as another side of the same coin. The movie is really an experience, just like it must've been to see Elvis.
But it is a long movie and constantly fast-paced. In the end it's kinda exhausting. But well worth it.

And yes, Hanks and especially Butler are mesmerizing. Butler also for some reason looks much more like Elvis in the movie than he did in the trailers and promo shots.
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« Reply #368 on: June 25, 2022, 12:23:37 PM »

Actually, I don't care much about how well the movie does at the box office, but this was surprising:


‘Elvis’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ in Box Office Dead Heat With $30 Million Each
Warner Bros. biopic meets opening weekend projections as Paramount’s smash hit passes $500 million domestic



https://www.thewrap.com/elvis-in-box-office-dead-heat-with-top-gun-maverick-with-30-million-opening/
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« Reply #369 on: June 30, 2022, 09:57:02 AM »

Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS - Austin's "Baby Let's Play House" Rehearsal - Warner Bros. UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZfS8E6gcN4


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