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Reply #30 posted 10/30/18 10:10am

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Why so much concentration on just a tiny portion of his 39 year career?

the Documentary is about his whole career

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Reply #31 posted 10/30/18 10:24am

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I went to a few screenings of Ava Duvernay's projects and THIS is the BEST person to handle a Prince documentary. Her film 13th that explored the intersection of race,justice and MASS incarceration is a MUST see. ALL her projects are very well done. It's time for a woman of color to do it right this time. Also the estate is behind her. I'm looking forward to it.

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Reply #32 posted 10/30/18 10:35am

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I think that you could make a documentary on Another Lonely Christmas alone, but I sure hope it gets covered in this doc. I dunno, I kind of geek out over shit like this, but that fact that P only played it live one time and that he played it the day after Christmas? Lucky sob's. Not getting into whether or not I think it was his best rendition of the joint.

In my opinion, the greatest gift P ever gave his fans was that night. Hope people who were in attendance that night cherish what they witnessed.

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Reply #33 posted 10/30/18 10:59am

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In addition to interviews, archival footage and photos, she gets access to the vault, too:

As part of the development of the film, the estate has granted the ARRAY founder full access to the vast treasure trove of archives recordings and perhaps most immediately important to Prince’s global fanbase, the unreleased material by the prolific musician.

https://deadline.com/2018...202491910/

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Reply #34 posted 10/30/18 12:30pm

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Sticky Time?

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Reply #35 posted 10/30/18 12:33pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

onlyforaminute said:

Why so much concentration on just a tiny portion of his 39 year career?

the Documentary is about his whole career



Ok, I hope so though at this point I've lost a lot of enthusiam in the what's coming announcements. It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time. I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted. No one would.

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Reply #36 posted 10/30/18 1:33pm

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Awesome. Wonderful. Great news. Can't wait to see it. The important question is what are we looking at as timeframe for the release? Seeing as it's for Netflix, hoping for a 2019 release isn't too far fetched, is it?

Here's what bothers ME:

Prince died of an overdose of the drug Fentanyl. Of which, it is very highly fucking likely that he never even knew he'd taken.
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Reply #37 posted 10/30/18 3:04pm

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Going by Kevin Smith’s tweet some of his footage could be included...

https://twitter.com/thatk...74112?s=21
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Reply #38 posted 10/30/18 3:18pm

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Reply #39 posted 10/30/18 3:25pm

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Going by Kevin Smith’s tweet some of his footage could be included... https://twitter.com/thatk...74112?s=21

FINALLY>>>>>>

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Reply #40 posted 10/30/18 4:11pm

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onlyforaminute said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

the Documentary is about his whole career



Ok, I hope so though at this point I've lost a lot of enthusiam in the what's coming announcements. It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time. I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted. No one would.

Wellllll we also have to think and remember, that if it was left up to Prince, none of it would be discussed or documented. Let's keep that real. "I don't know why people always have to look back, celebrate anniversaries etc" paraphrasing Prince

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Reply #41 posted 10/30/18 5:05pm

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Well, as long as it's not 90% 1978-1990 and 10% 1991-2016, as most those docs are, I'll welcome it.However I doubt there will be much to learn in it for us hardcore fans, and if there's unreleased live footage it's sadly likely to just be a few short snippets. So it's cool for the legacy aèd casual fans, but I can't say I'm super excited about it...

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Reply #42 posted 10/30/18 9:01pm

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dodger said:

Going by Kevin Smith’s tweet some of his footage could be included... https://twitter.com/thatk...74112?s=21



eek eek

I hope the footage is not used if it is too far out in left field.

Kevin is saying it is the only non-performance footage of P never seen in The Vault.

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Reply #43 posted 10/30/18 11:30pm

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I really hope with the dance benefit we get the show in its entirety and not just a documentary. It would be a kick in the nuts to know they had access to it in near pristine quality and then we only see snippets as part of a doc!
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Reply #44 posted 10/31/18 2:39am

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onlyforaminute said:

It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time.

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"Why don't these people focus on the years of his career where nobody bought his music and Prince himself didn't bother promote it?" Ghee, I wonder why.

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I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted.

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Prince had plenty of time to collaborate with documentary makers or put out his own. He didn't. He obfuscated and embargoed and sabotaged. He basically forfeited his chances.

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Then again, your whole complaint is about a documentary that hasn't been released (or even made) but that you've accused of doing something that is denied by the flimsy information available right now.

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Reply #45 posted 10/31/18 2:41am

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mikeyaddict said:

It would be a kick in the nuts to know they had access to it in near pristine quality

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Who says they have?

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Reply #46 posted 10/31/18 4:33am

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BartVanHemelen said:

onlyforaminute said:

It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time.

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"Why don't these people focus on the years of his career where nobody bought his music and Prince himself didn't bother promote it?" Ghee, I wonder why.

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I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted.

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Prince had plenty of time to collaborate with documentary makers or put out his own. He didn't. He obfuscated and embargoed and sabotaged. He basically forfeited his chances.

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Then again, your whole complaint is about a documentary that hasn't been released (or even made) but that you've accused of doing something that is denied by the flimsy information available right now.

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Since 30 years I'm barely excited about (too early) announced new projects, UNTIL they are 'released' and 'available' (or viewable in this case).

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Like Bart says... and to be honest, I'm not convinced that this will be made/ or even finalised.

(imho : I might be worng though)

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Soon there won't be all that much interest in Prince's (life)story anymore.

I hope i'm wrong. But for instance, all my young colleages (23-30 yo) never heard of Prince.

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Like I said, better wait until it's 'available to see', and THEN talk about details.

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Reply #47 posted 10/31/18 5:14am

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BartVanHemelen said:

onlyforaminute said:

It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time.

.

"Why don't these people focus on the years of his career where nobody bought his music and Prince himself didn't bother promote it?" Ghee, I wonder why.

.

I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted.

.

Prince had plenty of time to collaborate with documentary makers or put out his own. He didn't. He obfuscated and embargoed and sabotaged. He basically forfeited his chances.

.

Then again, your whole complaint is about a documentary that hasn't been released (or even made) but that you've accused of doing something that is denied by the flimsy information available right now.

I'm thinking there might be people who don't realize this stuff, but know how Prince would have done it...

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Reply #48 posted 10/31/18 6:48am

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Im on board. This is exactly the platform and person to take on such a project. Fantastic news.

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Reply #49 posted 10/31/18 7:56am

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luvsexy4all said:



dodger said:


Going by Kevin Smith’s tweet some of his footage could be included... https://twitter.com/thatk...74112?s=21

FINALLY>>>>>>


I am really looking forward to seeing this movie wink
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Reply #50 posted 10/31/18 8:13am

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BartVanHemelen said:



onlyforaminute said:



It's a sad thing to live 57 years and have people only concentrate on 2 or 3 of them with great intensity all the time.



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"Why don't these people focus on the years of his career where nobody bought his music and Prince himself didn't bother promote it?" Ghee, I wonder why.


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I've never said this in all these 2+ years but I think I can say it with confidence, that damn well sure isn't what Prince would have wanted.



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Prince had plenty of time to collaborate with documentary makers or put out his own. He didn't. He obfuscated and embargoed and sabotaged. He basically forfeited his chances.


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Then again, your whole complaint is about a documentary that hasn't been released (or even made) but that you've accused of doing something that is denied by the flimsy information available right now.




Hey I got one. Woohoo

That's true about so many otherz but nobody just focuses on a tiny portion of anybody's life just because it's the favored. I'd like to see more myself instead of the same stuff that's already been documented a dozen times. I would like something we don't know, outside of that it's another money grab going after the lowest hanging fruit in a long line of money grabs. I'm a Prince fan because I wasn't sold the exact same thing over and over again. It was different not safe and comfortable. Which in truth is what's been going on right now. Truth, I'm complaining because this is the same person who is supposed to be bringing a series based on one of my favorite authors series and it somehow seems to have evaporated now there's something on one of my favorite people. I'm very sceptical about what's going on.
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Reply #51 posted 10/31/18 8:30am

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onlyforaminute said:

BartVanHemelen said:

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Prince had plenty of time to collaborate with documentary makers or put out his own. He didn't. He obfuscated and embargoed and sabotaged. He basically forfeited his chances.

.

Then again, your whole complaint is about a documentary that hasn't been released (or even made) but that you've accused of doing something that is denied by the flimsy information available right now.

Hey I got one. Woohoo That's true about so many otherz but nobody just focuses on a tiny portion of anybody's life just because it's the favored. I'd like to see more myself instead of the same stuff that's already been documented a dozen times. I would like something we don't know, outside of that it's another money grab going after the lowest hanging fruit in a long line of money grabs. I'm a Prince fan because I wasn't sold the exact same thing over and over again. It was different not safe and comfortable. Which in truth is what's been going on right now. Truth, I'm complaining because this is the same person who is supposed to be bringing a series based on one of my favorite authors series and it somehow seems to have evaporated now there's something on one of my favorite people. I'm very sceptical about what's going on.

If the documentary is truly going to cover the full extent of his life and career then it stands to reason that the years beyond the 80's will be included as well. Every period of his life and career is interesting and fascinating for different reasons, especially the '92-'96 years with the WB conflict.

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For those of younger generations the information and footage of the events leading up to and during his most successful period are important, as they will allow a better understanding of his talent, drive, and the reasons for his longevity in the business and why he became an icon.

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Reply #52 posted 10/31/18 8:36am

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I just saw "Bohemian Rhapsody" the Freddy Mecury biopic last night. It was BRILLIANTLY done.

I hope one day I live to see someone portray Prince in this way in respect of his legacy.

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Reply #53 posted 10/31/18 8:49am

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I just saw "Bohemian Rhapsody" the Freddy Mecury biopic last night. It was BRILLIANTLY done.

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It really isn't. It is a whitewash of Mercury's life, for instance focusing at length on his straight marriage while ignoring his gay life etc. Not showing his debauched parties (including for instance dwarves carrying coke-filled trays on their head) is ridiculous. Etc. It's yet another episode of May & Taylor desperately trying to keep the Queen brand alive despite Freddie being dead longer than he was part of the band(!).

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Reply #54 posted 10/31/18 9:02am

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BartVanHemelen said:



ChocolateBox3121 said:


I just saw "Bohemian Rhapsody" the Freddy Mecury biopic last night. It was BRILLIANTLY done.



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It really isn't. It is a whitewash of Mercury's life, for instance focusing at length on his straight marriage while ignoring his gay life etc. Not showing his debauched parties (including for instance dwarves carrying coke-filled trays on their head) is ridiculous. Etc. It's yet another episode of May & Taylor desperately trying to keep the Queen brand alive despite Freddie being dead longer than he was part of the band(!).



Looks Disneyfied...and bad reviews. How can a Freddy Mercury rock movie be PG?

Hollywood, don’t do this to Prince!
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Reply #55 posted 10/31/18 9:11am

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ChocolateBox3121 said:

I just saw "Bohemian Rhapsody" the Freddy Mecury biopic last night. It was BRILLIANTLY done.

I hope one day I live to see someone portray Prince in this way in respect of his legacy.

It was terrifyingly bad.

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Reply #56 posted 10/31/18 10:09am

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onlyforaminute said:

BartVanHemelen said: Hey I got one. Woohoo That's true about so many otherz but nobody just focuses on a tiny portion of anybody's life just because it's the favored. I'd like to see more myself instead of the same stuff that's already been documented a dozen times. I would like something we don't know, outside of that it's another money grab going after the lowest hanging fruit in a long line of money grabs. I'm a Prince fan because I wasn't sold the exact same thing over and over again. It was different not safe and comfortable. Which in truth is what's been going on right now. Truth, I'm complaining because this is the same person who is supposed to be bringing a series based on one of my favorite authors series and it somehow seems to have evaporated now there's something on one of my favorite people. I'm very sceptical about what's going on.

If the documentary is truly going to cover the full extent of his life and career then it stands to reason that the years beyond the 80's will be included as well. Every period of his life and career is interesting and fascinating for different reasons, especially the '92-'96 years with the WB conflict.

*

For those of younger generations the information and footage of the events leading up to and during his most successful period are important, as they will allow a better understanding of his talent, drive, and the reasons for his longevity in the business and why he became an icon.



I really hope it's a labor of love and not a quick money maker catering to the basic stuff. That's all that's bugging me right now.

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Reply #57 posted 10/31/18 11:01am

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Can we get back to talking about the documentary and possibility of what could happen if they do something with the 1983 Dance Benefit show?

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Reply #58 posted 10/31/18 11:08am

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onlyforaminute said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Can we get back to talking about the documentary and possibility of what could happen if they do something with the 1983 Dance Benefit show?

I'll wait until there's something more officially substantial. Like when.

Exactly

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Reply #59 posted 10/31/18 11:19am

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OldFriends4Sale said:



onlyforaminute said:




OldFriends4Sale said:



Can we get back to talking about the documentary and possibility of what could happen if they do something with the 1983 Dance Benefit show?





I'll wait until there's something more officially substantial. Like when.




Exactly



The 83 Dance Benefit show could be released without embellishments. It is important enough in itself, and Prince put in a great performance. If videoes of rehearsals for this specific show exist, then that would be cool as well. Always fun to hear Prince directing the band.
More exited about the documentary though aa it will cover his entire career and possibly include unseen material.
The wooh is on the one!
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