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Ep. 172 of War Machine vs. War Horse: Love & Mercy (Amadeus vs. I'm Not There)

On this episode we celebrate the end of the 2015 summer movie season with a new to video release, one of my favorite films of not only the summer but the year in LOVE & MERCY. This inspires a conversation with Ben from the Cinematic For the People podcast on the films AMADEUS and I’M NOT THERE. We talk specifically on how both films are unconventional music biopics focusing primarily on identity.

Episode 59 of Hydrate Level Four - Straight Outta Compton

Peter is joined by returning guest Devin of The Liquor Run Podcast to review the N.W.A. rap biopic.  The second half of the episode, Peter is joined by Chris AKA Animal Brown from OndeckTV Podcast to discuss music, review Dr. Dre's "Compton" album, and talk about "hood" and "hip-hop" movies.  1:36:30 - Animal Brown's Top 10 Hood Classics  1:43:57 - Music Talk with Animal Brown 1:55:32 - Review of Dr. Dre's "Compton" 2:22:39 - Movie Talk with Animal Brown  

A look at the upcoming Picturehouse release of GLORIA

Picturehouse has acquired all U.S. rights to GLORIA, the biopic based on the true story of Latin America’s most controversial pop-rock icon, Gloria Trevi, from Matthias Ehrenberg of Río Negro, and plans a first quarter 2015 release. GLORIA has also been acquired by Universal Pictures International for release in Mexico and Latin America.  The film will have a broad release in those territories in early January 2015.    GLORIA is a bold and compelling musical drama told through the lens of the provocative, socio-politically charged music that made her famous.  Often referred to as the “Mexican Madonna” and called the “Supreme Diva of Mexican Pop” by VH1, Trevi has sold more than 20 million records and is currently again on top of all the charts. The film traces Trevi’s ascent to stardom in the ‘80s and ‘90s with her manager and then husband Sergio Andrade, never shying away from their destructive relationship or his abusive sexual behavior and its consequences. It a