Now that most of you have seen Pearl Jam Twenty, I thought it was a good time to share the Toronto International Film Festival press conference with you. This footage is courtesy of Now magazine. My videos didn’t turn out nearly this good. It’s presented in four parts and does contain spoilers from the film. I’ve also transcribed the press conference, if you’d like to read it, you can here.
Chris Perkel sat down for a lengthy chat with The AWL to discuss the editing of Pearl Jam Twenty. As you know Chris, along with editor Kevin Klauber and assistant editor Adi Cabigting were integral in editing down the massive amount of footage that was available. It’s an interesting and candid interview, so do check it out!
Pearl Jam Twenty is now available for your viewing (or repeated viewing pleasure). To celebrate, there’s a couple of performance clips (from The Kids Are Twenty) out today too. “Last Exit” (above, courtesy of The Wall Street Journal) and “Not For You”, (exclusively over at IMDB.com). In North America, you can pick it up Pearl Jam Twenty and The Kids Are Twenty in the following ways:
Don’t forget to check your local listings for the time in your area, as Pearl Jam Twenty makes its television debut tonight on PBS as part of their American Masters series. Tonight’s screening will be hosted by director Taylor Hackford (Ray, The Devil’s Advocate, Against All Odds). We would love to hear your thoughts on the film, so feel free to leave your comments.
Sound off. Tell us what you think of Pearl Jam Twenty!
Today is legendary rocker, Tom Petty’s birthday. He is 61 years young. His history with Cameron is a long and fruitful one. In addition to the Heartbreakers Beach Party MTV special, there’s been a numerous journalism pieces and Petty’s contributions to soundtracks such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Jerry Maguire and Elizabethtown. Here’s a few to articles to peruse. Happy Birthday Tom!
In June 2009, to celebrate Empire magazine’s 2oth anniversary, Cameron shared his Top 10 (Or So) Music Moments in Film. Some of his usual favorites (The Royal Tenenbaums, Live A Little, Love A Little, Harold & Maude, Heima, etc.) are here, but you’ll also find some hidden and rarely mentioned films too. Dig into his list and then share your thoughts too.
What are your favorites? Share your favorite musical moments from cinema!