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No, APPOLONIA!!!!!! Purple Rain, VH1, right now.

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Piotr Rasputin, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    I especially like the scene when Appolonia says "I know English. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday . . . "

    But seriously . . . . mediocre movie, horrible performances from Prince, Appolonia, and Morris Day, but a great snapshot of its time.
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    A perfect summation.

    I remember it got a lot of three- and four-star reviews in 1984. Upon further review...why??! Prince could barely act like himself. But Lordy oh Lordy, Appalonia was a fucking 27 on a scale of 1 to 10.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  4. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Wait . . . I think they cut the "lake Minnetonka" sequence completely.

    The wife, two minutes ago: "Then I guess he truly is a "PRINCE" and not a jerk to her at all in this version."

    The wife, 30 seconds ago, after Prince slugs Appolonia (a scene she forgot about): "F$#%ing abusive bastard sonofabitch."
  5. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    The VH-1 version is horrible.

    Rent the real thing for the true appreciation. :D
  6. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Speaking of which, NBC's version of 40 Year Old Virgin was nine kinds of awkward awesome for what little I watched of it.
  7. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    Horrible film, amazing soundtrack
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Morris Day was the true star of that film. Damn that jealous little Prince.
  9. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Hey Kid, how's the family?
  10. Colonel Angus

    Colonel Angus Member

  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I might go as far as to call Purple Rain the best soundtrack of all time...
  12. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    I would second that the title track is Prince at his best
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