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Old 11-24-2009, 09:17 PM   #1
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Pirate Radio

I cant believe there is no thread about this movie yet.

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Pirate Radio is the high-spirited story of how 8 DJs love affair with Rock n Roll changed the world forever. In the 1960s this group of rogue DJs, on a boat in the middle of the Northern Atlantic, played rock records and broke the law all for the love of music. The songs they played united and defined an entire generation and drove the British government crazy. By playing Rock n Roll they were standing up against the British government who did everything in their power to shut them down. The band of rebels is lead by The Count, played by the Academy Award Winning Philip Seymour Hoffman, Quentin the boss of Radio Rock, Gavin the greatest DJ in Britian, Midnight Mark, Doctor Dave and Young Carl who comes of age amidst the chaos of sex, drugs and rock n roll. The film features an unbelievable selection of music including The Beatles, The Stones, Beach Boys, Dusty Springfield, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Smokey Robinson, David Bowie, Otis Redding, Cat Stevens just to name a few. The film is laugh out loud funny and speaks to the rock n roll rebel in all of us.


I went into this movie not really knowing what to expect. I would go as far as to say this is one of my new favorite movies. Especially good if you like classic rock.
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Good call im going to watch it right now and let you know my thoughts of it
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^^ any feedback, i heard great things but there was like no press release on it.
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Gonna go double feature I Love You, New York and Pirate Radio tomorrow. I've heard mixed reviews from /film and RT but I expect to enjoy it.
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^^ any feedback, i heard great things but there was like no press release on it.
I thought the movie was ok. The music was great of course. But I wasnt a fan of the ending which kinda had a large impact for me.
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I can see the whole ending being sorta lame. I think it was the idea/message of the movie that I liked the most.
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