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    Review: Randall Miller's 'CBGB' A Half-Hearted Sitcom Stab At Punk Rock's Mecca

    It takes a lot of effort to take the underdog stomping grounds of New York's top punk acts and turn them into the Central Perk from “Friends”—albeit with slightly more stain—but “CBGB” does it with total conviction. This isn't necessarily a bad thing; we've long passed the ellipses of punk's heyday,...

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    Watch: Malin Akerman Channels Debbie Harry in Exclusive Clip From 'CBGB'

    With just a day before it hits theaters, Indiewire has obtained an exclusive new clip from "CBGB." In the brief peek from the film, which details the history of the titular 1970's music club, Malin Akerman can be seen doing her best Debbie Harry impression as she belts out Blondie's classic song "Su...

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    Watch: First Clip From ‘CBGB’ Arrives As Film Gets DirecTV Cinema Premiere

    The past few years have seen VOD rise as viable revenue stream for some independent, with some indie distributors frequently launching first with a VOD-only release before a limited theatrical release some time later. Yesterday “CBGB,” the film chronicling the origins of the famed New York City club...

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    D&E Entertainment Spotlight Cinema Networks The Invisible Lighthouse CBGB

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    Watch: Alan Rickman Leads An All-Star Cast As Iconic Punk Club Owner in Trailer for 'CBGB'

    Punk isn't dead after all. The iconic club CBGB may have closed in 2006, but its legacy lives on, and now a new film from director Randall Miller takes a peek back into its heyday.

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    50,000 Bands And 1 Disgusting Bathroom: Get In The Gutter With Trailer For 'CBGB'

    It's a bit surprising that it has taken this long for a movie to come around that takes a stab at capturing the punk spirit and music history made down at New York City's famed club CBGB in the '70s. But it speaks to just how powerful and vital of a time it was that it's still ripe for a big screen ...

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    'CBGB' Soundtrack Features Blondie, Talking Heads, Velvet Underground & More Plus Lots Of New Pics From The Film

    Your humble Playlist correspondent doesn't regret much about his life, but he does regret this: the night in 2006 when legendary Manhattan punk rock club CBGB closed its doors for the very last time, with Patti Smith playing the final set on the famous stage, he was in New York for the first time in...

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    Punk Rock Music Flick 'CBGB' Picked Up by XLrator Media

    New Yorkers have a tough choice facing them this October. XLrator Media has obtained U.S. distribution rights to "CBGB," a film based on the true stories surrounding the iconic New York club that helped popularize punk rock in the States. CBGB closed in 2006, and now the club's spirit lives on in th...

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    'Frances Ha' Breakout Mickey Sumner On Shooting Guerrilla Style for Noah Baumbach and Playing Patti Smith in Upcoming Film

    Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" is full of big surprises. When it premiered at Telluride last September it seemed to materialize out of nowhere, having been shot in secret quite successfully the previous year. Another welcome surprise of the film is the unheralded arrival of young British actress Micke...

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    11 Posters For 'CBGB' Plus First Look At Malin Akerman As Debbie Harry & More

    "CBGB," an upcoming cinematic chronicle of the famed New York music venue, features a veritable who's-who of stars playing the great and good (and bad!) of the punk rock scene which centred on the venue in the 1980s. Justin Bartha plays Stiv Bators (of Dead Boys), Malin Akerman plays Blondie lead si...

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