Jesus Christ Superstar

1973 Universal Studios Directed by Norman Jewison Produced by Robert Stigwood Screenplay by Melvyn Bragg Based on the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice The movie begins with a bus driving across a huge, vast desert.  It stops and a large group of men and women get out.  They […]

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Tommy

1975 Columbia Pictures Directed by Ken Russell Produced by Ken Russell and Robert Stigwood Screenplay by Ken Russell and Pete Townsend TOMMY is absolutely nuts. There’s no other way to describe this movie, which might best be seen as a cultural exercise if nothing else. After all, it’s nothing more than a bunch of MTV […]

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