Potluck Jukebox: Music Movies (Biopic)

Our Potluck Jukebox film festivals of favorite music movies continue...right here. Mr. Robot and The Pacific’s Rami Malek is hardcore Oscar bait as Freddie Mercury in the fully Queen-authorized $ma$h biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, mostly directed by Bryan (uh oh) Singer and not featuring Sasha Baron Cohen but definitely featuring Mike Myers. Is it good? Not sure, haven’t gone.

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Potluck Jukebox: Music Movies (Fictional)

Welcome back to Potluck Jukebox, where our panel of contributors each brings a musical dish to a themed get-together of audiovisual delights. The long-awaited and now critical/commercial success of the Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga team-up A Star Is Born (version 4.0) has brought Hollywood once again back into the world of the music industry and the art n’ heartaches of musicians for story ideas.

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Potluck Jukebox: Musical Resurrections

For this springtime entry, we’ll open up the patio and ask our guests to bring their favorite musical rebirth/return/comeback bid. The re-emergence of a musical hero-at-rest teems with possibility, but is fraught with potential disaster. So we’re asking our panel to shout out what they think were music’s most commendable second (or third, or fourth…) acts in this edition of Potluck Jukebox.

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Potluck Jukebox: Nom de Choon

This edition of Potluck Jukebox is like a category card from a game of Encore, in that it could go on forever with unlimited offerings. I call it Nom de Choon: songs that you immediately associate with a certain name—like you can’t meet a person with that name without thinking of that song.

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Potluck Jukebox: Music Docs

Last time out we introduced you to Potluck Jukebox, wherein Choon-Group contributors bring a dish or two to a musical buffet centered on a specific theme. For our next course, we have the visual variation: Potluck Bingewatch, specializing in music-related Film, TV, and Video.

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