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Almost Famous – Bootleg Cut Screening in UK

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The Bootleg Cut of Almost Famous will be screening as part of a double feature with The Last Waltz. The Prince Charles Cinema in London will host the event on July 30th. More details and ticket info over at their official site.

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Jul 27, 2012

Top Albums of 1973

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Here’s Cameron’s list of his Top 10 Albums of 1973 as featured on the Untitled (Almost Famous) DVD and Blu-ray in no particular order.

The Allman Brothers Band Brothers and Sisters


David Bowie Aladdin Sane


Jackson Browne Late for the Sky


Bruce Springsteen Greetings from Asbury Park


The Who Odds and Sods
Elton John Honky Chateau

Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy

Joni Mitchell For The Roses

The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup

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Jan 12, 2012

Almost Famous Blu-ray Loses Exclusivity

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As you know, Best Buy has had the exclusive rights to sell the Almost Famous (i.e. the Untitled Bootleg Cut) Blu-ray in North America since January. This will soon change as the film will be available everywhere beginning October 4, 2011. All special features and disc contents will be identical to the Best Buy release.

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Aug 10, 2011

Bootleg Cut Blu-ray Easter Eggs!

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Did you pick up your Almost Famous – Untitled – The Bootleg Cut Blu-ray yet from Best Buy? If you so, you might be wondering if the very cool easter eggs from the DVD have been carried over? The answer is a resounding yes! Here’s the details:

  • #1 – From the “Special Features” menu,  highlight the microphone that marks Crowe’s audio introduction to “Love Comes and Goes,” and press left to uncover a blue vinyl record icon. Press enter to access the 5-minute “Leslie” scene that doesn’t appear in either cut of the film. Crowe reveals in his 1-minute intro for the scene that it was an homage to Truffaut’s Stolen Kisses.
  • #2 – From the “Special Features” menu, highlight “Stairway” and press right to uncover a yellow vinyl record icon. Press enter to access the very first take of the first shot of Philip Seymour Hoffman playing Lester Bangs, preceded by a 1-½ minute introduction in which Crowe explains why this particular take is so special, yet so haunting,
  • #3 – From the “Special Features” menu, highlight “Script” and press right to uncover a red vinyl record icon. Press enter for 9 minutes of multiple takes of a scene between Penny Lane and William on the tour bus, with a 1-minute intro in which Crowe explains how much of a perfectionist he can be during filming.
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Feb 4, 2011

Almost Famous DVD – Bootleg Director’s Cut!

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I talked to Cameron Crowe briefly tonight. Here’s what he had to say about the new Almost Famous Director’s Cut 2 DVD Set set for later this year.

  • It will be called Untitled: The Bootleg Cut and have key artwork that will look like a bootleg record.
  • It will have both versions of the film.
  • A Stillwater CD will also be included!
  • He said there weren’t plans for the Rolling Stone articles, but when I said that people wanted them, he would include them!
  • Tons of Stillwater Footage (at Rock School learning to play) and the complete footage of all the Stillwater songs in concert.
  • He said the DVD will be really cool and it’s for the fans….
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Aug 24, 2001

David Crosby: Remember My Name-Out Now on DVD/Blu-ray & Digital!

  • Almost Famous- Paramount+
  • Aloha- Starz, DirecTV
  • David Crosby- Starz, DirecTV
  • E-Town- FUBO
  • Fast Times- TUBI
  • Jerry Maguire- Netflix
  • Say Anything...- FUBO,Paramount+,MGM+
  • Singles- Vudu
  • Vanilla Sky- Prime Video,Pluto TV
  • We Bought A Zoo- Disney+