Special Features: The Dude's Life, The Dude Abides: The Big Lebowski Ten Years Later, Flying Carpets and Bowling Pin Dreams: The Dream Sequences of the Dude, Interactive Map, Jeff Bridges Photo Book, An Exclusive Introduction, Making of the Big Lebowski, The Lebowski Fest: An Achiever's Story, Photo Gallery, Scene Companion PIP, U-Control: The Music Of The Big Lebowski, Mark It, Dude PIP, Worthy Adversaries: Whats My Line Trivia
"When a modern day hot rod girl finds a mysterious letter dating back to the fifties hidden in her roadster, she is left with nothing but questions… Who is Johnny Callaway? She sets out to find the answers and retrace her deuce’s troubled past. Fast hot rods, cool cats, gravity defying swing dancing and rockin’ retro music all serve as a colorful backdrop to this heartfelt, inspiring story. Discover an underground scene where counter culture is in, old school is cool and nostalgia forever reigns."
THE HOLY GRAIL OF BURLESQUE MOVIES! The legendary Queen of the Curve, Bettie Page, America s greatest pinup model, stars in Varietease, a unique peek of the wonderful world of burlesque complete with singers, slickers and saucy strippers! Flashing her sexy smile and gyrating in a harem girl costume, Bettie Page does her Dance of the Four Veils and easily steals the show. Another legend, the sophisticated and sparkling Lili St. Cyr, shows us just how elegant a striptease can be. Aiding and abetting are jokester Bobby Shields, bikini-clad Chris La Chris, Warblers Cass Franklin & Monica Lane, exuberant contortionist Twinnie Wallen, and fame female impersonator Vickie Lynn. First released in 1954. Produced and directed by girly-pix impresario Irving Klaw (the man who photographed Bettie in bondage).
Cadillac Records is Hollywood's take on the Chess label, created just after the Second World War in Chicago by Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody), the son of Polish immigrants, to promote young black performers, primarily from the South of the US. That means a host of blues and soul icons being taken off by modern-day actors and performers - including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Howlin' Wolf (Eamonn Walker), Chuck Berry (Mos Def) and Etta James (Beyoncé Knowles).
Wienerworld proudly presents the Blu Ray edition of the classic reggae film Rockers, to coincide with the film's 30th anniversary since its release.
A riotous burst of energy and colour, almost documentary in style, Rockers is a cameo-packed gutsy thriller of the dread-locked, ganja-smoking drummer Leroy Horsemouth Wallace's attempts to succeed in the cut throat Jamaican music biz which provides much insight, amusement and education.
The film captures reggae at its musical apex with a vibrant and magnificent reggae soundtrack now digitally re-mastered from the original 35mm film made in 1978. Release date 15 June 2009.
Almost every B-movie has a little something. Teenage Gang Debs from 1966 features the top tune Don't Make Me Mad by Lee Dowell. Which does exist as a 45 but very few copies are known. Anyway, here's the trailer for Teenage Gang Debs. "The Go Go girls who go... too far".
Ever since Universal Pictures and Manadaly Pictures secured the rights to Frank Sinatra's music and life story, they have been looking for a suitable director. Now it has been announced that Martin Scorsese will direct the biopic.
No news yet on who will play the role of Frank Sinatra.
Today it is 15 years since the passing of Lee Brilleaux, lead singer of Dr Feelgood. We thought it could be a nice tribute to his memory to mention the upcoming movie Oil City Confidential. Julien Temple is the man behind the Dr Feelgood documentary coming out this fall.