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AV Club Review
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
NEW 'PHANTOM' POSTER BY SHELBY HOHL
FOR 35MM SECRET MOVIE CLUB MIDNIGHT SCREENING JULY 19TH IN LOS ANGELES
https://www.angelfire.com/de/palma/phantomsecretmovieclub2.jpgBrian De Palma's Phantom Of The Paradise will screen from a 35mm print at midnight Friday, July 19th, as part of the Secret Movie Club's "Musical Merry-Go-Round" series at the Vista Theatre in Los Angeles. Shelby Hohl created this new poster for the event. "And here is my design for @secretmovieclub 's 35mm screening of Brian De Palma's MASTERPIECE Phantom of the Paradise," Holh states in an Instagram post. "I was elated to get to do a poster for this movie and 18"x24" prints will be available at the Vista Theatre in Los Angeles, CA July 19, 2019 before and after the screening - this movie fuckin rules so hard and I had a blast getting to design for it!"

UNOFFICIAL TRILOGY OF SATIRE & GENRE -
Hi, Mom! - Phantom Of The Paradise - Scarface

Meanwhile, at the eventbrite page for the screening, Secret Movie Club programmer Craig Hammill writes:

One of the most surprising aspects of Brian De Palma’s long career is his early penchant for and talent with satiric comedy that was able to both critique and celebrate the craziness and excesses of the times in which he was living. Along with Hi Mom and Scarface, Phantom of the Paradise belongs in an unofficial trilogy of satire and genre that reveals deeper veins of observation.

De Palma’s unhinged, hilarious, cinematic musical re-telling of The Phantom of the Opera finds Winslow selling his soul so that he can give his music to Phoenix (played by Suspiria’s always wonderful Jessica Harper) to make her famous. But Swan (played to the hilt by music legend Paul Williams) steals the music and instead opens up a kind of Fillmore/Palladium/Hollywood Disco Bowl from hell, The Paradise.

What follows is a series of over the top but wonderfully delicious musical numbers that skewer and celebrate the musical genres of the 1970’s while delivering the trademark De Palma cinematic fireworks. All wrapped up in a satire/horror movie/1970’s glam rock musical bow.

This is one of those movies that folks just love more and more. Come join us for one of De Palma’s all-time best.


Posted by Geoff at 11:59 PM CDT
Updated: Friday, July 12, 2019 12:08 AM CDT
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