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Recap: IMDB Twitter Chat

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Here’s a recap of yesterday’s Twitter chat that Cameron did with IMDB. I’ve reformatted it to make it easier to read (one paragraph answers, no hashtags, etc.).

For some reason romantic comedies seem to be a lost genre. What makes Aloha unique?

Only a matter of time until some reinvents the genre and makes it fresh again. It always begins with the characters, and the twists that make it real and unique. A great romantic comedy always has aches, along with the laughs. “Silver Linings Playbook” was a great romantic comedy. The new movie “The Overnight” is excellent, as was “Skeleton Twins.” “Aloha” has a lot of elements, one being romantic comedy in the style of the movie “Ninotchka,” that was a favorite of Emma Stone’s too. 

How did you choose the cast?

Everything began with the great Emma Stone then we built from there. Emma was the catalyst. Bradley next. Then Rachel became available.   Krasinski, McBride, Bill Murray. One by one, a dream cast developed. Always such a thrill to have Alec Baldwin with us too. We had a great time on “Elizabethtown.”

Aloha looks like a collision of the past & the future for Bradley’s character. Is that accurate?

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May 15, 2015

Editing Untitled Hawaii: Emma Stone and Bradley Cooper Get Serious

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Editor Joe Hutshing, Gilcrest & Ng – Untitled Hawaii Editorial – March 28, 2014

Here’s the latest picture from Untitled Hawaii courtesy of Cameron. It’s editor Joe Hutshing hard at work on a scene with Bradley Cooper (Brain Gilcrest) and Emma Stone (Allison Ng). Joe has worked his magic previously on Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous and Vanilla Sky.

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May 13, 2014

Almost Famous – All the Various Titles Considered…

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In celebration of Empire magazine’s 300th issue, Cameron shared his original notes as he contemplated the many possible titles for Almost Famous. As you know, the movie was Untitled for quite awhile (and was Cameron’s original choice). Check out Cameron’s introduction and all the various alternative titles below:

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May 6, 2014

Meet the Crew: Neal Preston

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Neal Preston is one of rock’s most celebrated and iconic photographers. Neal’s relationship with Cameron nearly goes back to the beginning of his illustrious career. We chatted with Neal on location in Hawaii about his career, his new iBook Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury and much more.

When did you first meet Cameron? I know you guys worked together at Circus magazine and Rolling Stone, but had you met earlier while he was writing for the San Diego Door or Creem?

You know, I actually don’t recall the very first time we met — but I know that around the time we met he was definitely writing for the San Diego Door. I remember my girlfriend Bobbi (who was a publicist with rock p.r. agency Gershman, Gibson and Stromberg) shoving a copy of the Door in front of me, virtually demanding that I “read this kid’s stuff!! He’s only 14 years old!!!!”

Yeah, he could write, but what was far more astounding to me was that he was a really good ping pong player.  There was a ping-pong table in the rec center where he lived.  I was 5 years older than him, yet he probably beat me 80-90% of the time.  I hated losing to him, more than he ever knew.  In fact I’m still upset about it.

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Apr 22, 2014

Almost Famous Revisited

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Cameron, Philip Seymour Hoffman & Patrick Fugit. Photo by Neal Preston.

Cameron, Philip Seymour Hoffman & Patrick Fugit. Photo by Neal Preston.

In celebration of a recent screening of Almost Famous at the Alamo Drafthouse, Cameron spoke to Todd Gilchrist of Bad Ass Digest about the film. Here’s the interview:

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Dec 17, 2013

Archives: How I Learned About Sex

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Cameron shares some personal stories on how he learned about sex for the October, 1975 issue of Rolling Stone. You’ll recognized a few of these anecdotes as they made their way into Almost Famous.

How I Learned About Sex

About What?

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Oct 21, 2013

Almost Famous with Pizza and Beer!

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More pizza and beer screenings at the Prince Charles Cinema in London, England. This time, you’ll have two chances to see Almost Famous on August 29th or September 5th. Get all the details and tickets over their official site. Thanks to longtime reader Ian, for the heads up.

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Aug 27, 2013

Almost Famous Screenings

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There’s a couple of rare opportunities to see Almost Famous this week if you live in the Seattle or Los Angeles area… Almost Famous will be showing at Seattle’s Triple Door on Monday, July 29th (tomorrow!) as part of their Movie Mondays series. $3 gets you a seat and a drink. More details over at the Triple Door’s site. Not to be outdone, The Arclight in Sherman Oaks will also be showing the film on July 30th. Tickets are available over on their official site.

 

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Jul 28, 2013

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