Monthly Archives: January 2011

Almost Famous: Bootleg Cut Blu Out This Sunday!

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Don’t forget that the Best Buy exclusive (at least for now) of Almost Famous – The Bootleg Cut arrives on Blu-ray this Sunday in beautiful High Definition and a sparkling DTS-HD 5.1 sound mix. On top of this wonderful news, it will be on sale for only $14.99! This is the longer, extended version, so hang on to your DVD so that you’ll have the theatrical version as well. Here’s a list of the extra features which is a nice combination of the extras from both of the previous DVD releases:

  • Cameron Crowe Audio Introduction
  • Audio Commentary with Cameron Crowe, Andy Fischer, Scott Martin, Ivan Carona,Mark Atkinson and Alice Crowe
  • The Making of Almost Famous (24:50) (Standard Definition)
  • Interview with Lester Bangs (1:55) (Standard Definition)
  • Cameron Crowe’s Top Albums of 1973 (3:52): (High Definition)
  • “Fever Dog” Music Video (4:42) (High Definition)
  • “Love Comes and Goes” Audio Demo (3:53)
  • Rolling Stone Articles (1080p)
    • “The Alman Brothers” — December 6, 1973
    • “Led Zeppelin” — March 13, 1975
    • Neil Young — August 14, 1975
    • Peter Frampton — February 10, 1977
    • Fleetwood Mac — March 24, 1977
    • Van Morrison — May 19, 1977
    • Joni Mitchell — July 26, 1979
  • B-Sides (5:21): (Standard Definition)
  • Cleveland Concert (15:45) (Standard Definition)
  • “Small Time Blues” (2:55) (Standard Definition)
  • “Stairway to Heaven” Deleted Scene (12:13): (Standard Definition)
  • Almost Famous Script (High Definition)
  • Theatrical Trailer (2:33) (High Definition)
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Jan 28, 2011

Zoo Cafe Scene Filming in Los Angeles

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Here’s a cool shot of Cameron and company filming a cafe scene for We Bought a Zoo near the Los Angeles airport. This picture was taken by a twitter user (@genericsurplus) who works across the street. It looks like the filming has been creating a bit of a buzz on Twitter with many folks commenting on it.

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Jan 26, 2011

We Bought a Zoo Filming Begins!

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That’s right! Filming as begun on We Bought a Zoo! The long awaited seventh feature film from Cameron Crowe is off and running! Here’s a pic as Matt Damon watches a bit of playback. Please note, these are just behind the scenes shots at the set location are not Matt in character in front of the camera.

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Jan 18, 2011

Benjamin Mee Talks Zoo

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There’s a nice article over at Express UK that chronicles Benjamin Mee’s story and his book, We Bought a Zoo which begins filming later this month.

Ben had this to say about the exposure he hopes the film will bring to the Dartmoor Zoological Park:

“We’re keeping our fingers crossed that every American tourist who comes to the UK after the film is out will want to visit us and meet the real animals.”

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Jan 3, 2011

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