Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mardi Gras 2017

RIP Martin Lüttge

German theater, film, TV actor Martin Lüttge died in Plon, Germany on February 22, 2017, He was 73. Born on July 7, 1943 in Hamburg, Germany, Lüttge is best remembered for his role as Commissioner Flemming on the German TV series ‘Tatort’ in the 1990s. He began his career as a theatrical actor and then replaced Götz George in the role of Commissioner on the Tatort TV series. He appeared in one Euro-western “The Blue Hotel” in 1973 as Johnny Scully.

New CD Release

Joe l'implacabile
(Dynamite Joe)

Composer: Carlo Savina
Director: Antonio Margheriti
Starring: Rik Van Nutter, Halina Zalewska, Merce Castro

Country: Italy
Label: Beat Records
Limited edition: 500 copies
Tracks: 29
Total time: 1:15:54
Extras: 12 page booklet

Track listing:
01. DI YNAMIGHT (Titoli di testa vocal) 1:05
02. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Cavalcata di Joe) 3:14
03. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Situziazione pericolosa) 5:17
04. A LOVE SONG (vocal) 2:18
05. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Misterioso solenne) 2:21
06. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Terra torrida) 4:34
07. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Cavalcata e attesa) 2:28
08. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (tensione e buffa caccia) 2:31
09. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Libero e selvaggio) 2:11
10. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Scontro) 1:54
11. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Momento buffo) 1:36
12. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Inseguimento) 0:56
13. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Attesa misteriosa) 3:47

Bonus Tracks
14. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Valzer) 1:34
15. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Atmosfera eroica) 1:50
16. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Clavicembalo per Joe) 3:22
17. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Valzer N° 2) 5:23
18. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Praterie selvagge) 4:04
19. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Chitarra per Joe) 1:38
20. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Diligenza) 2:14
21. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Attesa) 2:16
22. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Duello sanguinario) 2:40
23. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Attimi buffi) 1:38
24. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Cavalcando di nuovo) 2:12
25. JOE L'IMPLACABILE(Giocando con la dinamite) 3:19
26. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Attesa e attacco) 2:19
27. JOE L'IMPLACABILE (Finale) 3:55
28. DI YNAMIGHT (Titoli di testa base strumentale) 1:05
29. A LOVE SONG (Strumentale) 2:13

Special Birthdays

Stanley Baker (actor) would have been 90 years old today, he died in 1976.

John Carson (actor) would have been 90 years old today, he died in 2016.

Nicolas Boulifard is 20 today.

Monday, February 27, 2017

RIP Bill Paxton

American film and TV actor Bill Paxton died from complications after heart surgery on February 25th. He was 61. Born William Paxton in Fort Worth, Texas on May 17, 1955 he moved to Los Angeles, California at age 18, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. He made his film debut in the Corman film “Crazy Mama” (1975), directed by Jonathan Demme. Moving to New York, Paxton studied acting under Stella Adler at New York University. After landing a small role in Stripes (1981), he found steady work in low-budget films and television. He also directed, wrote and produced award-winning short films including Fish Heads (1980), which aired on Saturday Night Live (1975). He’s best remembered for his roles as Morgan Earp in 1993’s “Tombstone”, “Apollo 13” (1995) and “True Lies” (1994). Bill appeared as Randall McCoy in the TV miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys" which was filmed in Romania.

The Native Americans

The Native Americans – English title

A 1994, French production [Studio T, Studio Canal, Trans Pacific Film, Canal + (Paris)]
Producers: Patricia Foulkrod, Michael Grant
Directors: John Borden , Phil Lucas, George Burdeau
Teleplay: N. Scott Momaday (Navarre Scott Momaday), Trip Gabriel, Linda Hogan, Hanay Geiogamah, Michael Grant, Mara Manus
Music: Robbie Robertson and the Red Road Ensemble
Songs: Ulali, Priscilla Coolidge, Rita Coolidge, Silve Cloud Singers, Delphine Robertson, Robbie Robertson, Laura Satterfield
Running time: 3 episodes x 120 minutes

Narrator – Joy Harjo
Nick Clark, Paula Dove Jennings, Oren Lyons, Audrey Shenandoah, Tom Porter, Peter Jemison, Jake Swamp, John Mohawk, Alan Cook, Gary Whitedeer (Gary White Deer), Wilma Mankiller, Sara Parker, Ken York, Bobbie Joseph, Pilulaw Khus, Jewel James, Alan ‘Hodge’ Skickpoo Jr., Judy Trejo, Alfonso Ortiz, Bob Haozous, Radford Quahmahangnewa, Grace McNeley, Verna Williamson, Charlotte Black Elk, Lawrence Hart, Wallace Coffey, Horse Capture, Darrell Kipp

A three-part, six-hour documentary telling the story of the Native American nations, from the perspective of Native Americans. Divided into six segments, each analyzing a different geographic section of the United States, the special explores the history of different Native American cultures and presents "councils" of tribal leaders sharing their thoughts on that heritage.