The MV Podcast 122: MV Goes To The Movies — Purple Rain

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MV Goes To The Movies in episode 122 to discuss Purple Rain. The Prince epic, released in 1984, is melodramatic at times, electric on stage, and still fully entrancing. For iTunes listeners, we have an exclusive Side B topic of our favorite music performances in film.


2:50, Side A: MV Goes To The Movies
Purple Rain
6:02, Our Purple Rain Experiences
14:26, Musical Performances
22:05, Treatment of Women In The Film
29:55, Taking Narrative Leaps/Prince Understanding Narrative
42:12, Oral History/Interview with Director
53:26, Recasting Purple Rain
56:30, iTunes Bonus Content
Top Musical Performances in Film

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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