Adventureland red band trailer

Thursday, February 26, 2009 9:41 AM

Not suitable for work and all of that. Lots of naughty words and quasi-nudity. Don't watch if you're easily offended.

Get it while it's hot and naughty.

I love seeing Kennywood in the footage. Beautiful place to shoot a movie.

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 2:58 PM

Nice Violent Femmes use, though again, they did record a few other songs than Blister in the Sun.

Kennywood never looked so bad, yet so fun.

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:40 PM

Yeah, and the vast majority of those songs sucked. :) Although I've always liked "American Music."

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:35 PM

Well, allow me to retort . . . Their first album is a solid masterpiece, with not one single bad track on it. If you don't get that, then you don't get the Femmes. :) Add It Off, Kiss Off, Gone Daddy Gone, To The Kill . . . all perfect gems. Ironically, Why Do Birds Sing (the album from which "American Music" comes from) is their weakest album with the original lineup, IMO.

Here's a link showing them in their pure, post-punk majesty:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHapDS2fcFE

(pardon the audio/video non-sync).

But I digress . . . uh, Kennywood. Yeah, Kennywood!

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:41 PM

Hey, I've seen them live, and remember that I used to work in radio. I'm intimately familiar with their work. They just never really did it for me. I suppose I can give them "Add It Up" as well, but that's where I'm stopping it.

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 5:15 PM

I guess one man's Femmes is another man's Poison . . .

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 5:30 PM

That movie looks hilarious. I'm a big fan of comedies of this nature (Superbad, Step Brothers and all the newest Will/John C. movies, Pineapples Express, blah blah...) This looks like it'll be no exception. It's just a bonus that they used Kennywood. :)

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 6:11 PM

The common thread is that all of that junk is either written, directed or produced by Judd Apatow. The guy definitely has a feel for what sells and can genuinely entertain. Most of it is potty mouth stuff, which is always fun.

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 6:16 PM

Oh yeah, that's his name. Something was blocking it from my mind. It's probably this ridiculous upper respiratory cold!

I just got Step Brothers on Blu-Ray from Nextflix. I'll have to watch it and see if the special content is any better than on DVD.

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