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I’m Gonna Start a Rock’n’Roll Group

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Well, actually, I’m not. But, in 1957, John Lennon did. The band was called The Quarrymen and the rest is history, as they say.

Nowhere Boy, a new film and directorial debut for Sam Taylor-Wood, chronicles the teen years of Lennon and the set-up of skiffle band The Quarrymen, later to become The Beatles. Lennon is played by Aaron Johnson, with Kristen Scott-Thomas playing his Aunt Mimi.

The film is based on the book Imagine This: Growing Up With My Brother John Lennon by Lennon’s half-sister Julia Baird.

Opens in Australian cinemas on 26 December 09.


Written by Darren Smith

30 November 2009 at 11:11 pm

Film | The Music Video That Changed History?

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Recognise the song this chord’s from?

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Written by Darren Smith

27 April 2009 at 11:21 pm

Film review: Across the Universe (2007)

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Bono is the Walrus in "Across the Universe"

Rebellion goes square in this cute, but unfortunately corny, High School Musical meets The Beatles rock opera

Directed by Julie Taymor (Frida), Across the Universe weaves together 33 songs from The Beatles list into a musical story about America’s movement through the turbulent and liberating 60s.
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