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Reply #90 posted 11/04/18 7:03am

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udo said:

Why did the Estate choose one network instead of an independent producer?


Now we will not (soon, legally) see this docco.


Not everybody pays for video.




Netflix is one of the best independent producers of film and documentaries. They bet and put out money on projects no one else would. Thank God for Netflix.

You’ll be able to see it legally, no worries there.
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Reply #91 posted 11/04/18 7:29am

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I hope it’s good. That new Queen movie is getting horrible reviews.
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Reply #92 posted 11/04/18 7:44am

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I cannot wait for a Docu-series on Prince. I too would rather see a comprehensive documentary with footage and interviews of Prince and his colleagues & friends than a movie portrayal. I dont feel a movie consisting of 2 to 3 hours of time could do any justice to Prince's full life and musical career.
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I would luv to see a series. I feel 4 separate doc's spanning his life including never before seen footage, pictures and information would be stellar.
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To Ava and all involved: do not hold back and show us everything. We loved and still love Prince. His music and inspiration will be forever part of all of us. And it is time to release a well made documentary on Prince. 💜
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Reply #93 posted 11/04/18 8:03am

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Everybody calm down. This shouldnt be the be all to end all doc. Just like the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, and Bob Dylan, there will/should be many docs on Prince in the future. Some may focus on a specific era, album, etc etc. This is just one oin a future of many to come. Because just like Dylan et.al, Prince is to complex and his music too vast to capture in one definitive project. (Ken Burns notwithstanding). Good that its with someone of merit for this estate backed one though.

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Reply #94 posted 11/04/18 8:13am

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rdhull said:

Everybody calm down. This shouldnt be the be all to end all doc. Just like the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan, their will/should be many docs on Prince in the future. Some may focus na specifi era, album, etc etc. This is just one of a future of many to come. Because just like Dylan et.al, Prince is to complex and his music too vast to capture in one definitive project. (Ken Burns notwithstnding). Good that its with someone of merit for this estate backed one though.



Exactly!
We need as many people of his peers of his generation alive today to talk as possible. There are so many things to be said by so many of his peers.
It’s all fodder for future documentaries. The more the better.

And as has been said many times, there is no way ONE documentary or ONE movie or ONE book possibly cover everything.
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Reply #95 posted 11/04/18 8:16am

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rogifan said:

I hope it’s good. That new Queen movie is getting horrible reviews.


You get the difference between documentaries and biographical films, right?
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Reply #96 posted 11/04/18 9:22am

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rdhull said:

Everybody calm down. This shouldnt be the be all to end all doc.


I think people are just happy to have something aside from some schlock on the Reelz channel. lol lol

This experience will cover courtship, sex, commitment, fetishes, loneliness, vindication, love, and hate.
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Reply #97 posted 11/04/18 10:30am

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I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .
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Reply #98 posted 11/04/18 10:41am

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onlyforaminute said:

I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #99 posted 11/04/18 11:19am

rogifan

TwiliteKid said:

rogifan said:

I hope it’s good. That new Queen movie is getting horrible reviews.


You get the difference between documentaries and biographical films, right?

Right, that was just fresh on my mind. Hopefully because it is the former and not the latter it will have a better chance of not sucking.
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Reply #100 posted 11/04/18 11:22am

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rdhull said:



onlyforaminute said:


I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.



That’s her? I haven’t watched it, but the previews looked so so bad that it turned me off completely. Her visual vocabulary in the previews made me want to throw up.
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Reply #101 posted 11/04/18 11:30am

onlyforaminute

rdhull said:



onlyforaminute said:


I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.




I didn't enjoy storytelling, though most of it was pretty to look at.
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Reply #102 posted 11/04/18 12:43pm

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rdhull said:

onlyforaminute said:

I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.

true, but her documentary 'the 13th' was hugely acclaimed & was the recipient of many awards & nominations, & that experience might be more relevant to this project than her fantastical disney big budget flop.

the proof of the pudding is in the eating, of course, but i think having her involved is a very good omen that we may get something much, much better than any run of the mill documentary.

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Reply #103 posted 11/04/18 1:47pm

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rdhull said:



onlyforaminute said:


I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.


She could do a doc on Rave then?
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Reply #104 posted 11/04/18 1:51pm

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damosuzuki said:

rdhull said:

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.

true, but her documentary 'the 13th' was hugely acclaimed & was the recipient of many awards & nominations, & that experience might be more relevant to this project than her fantastical disney big budget flop.

the proof of the pudding is in the eating, of course, but i think having her involved is a very good omen that we may get something much, much better than any run of the mill documentary.

True

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Reply #105 posted 11/04/18 1:52pm

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jaawwnn said:

rdhull said:

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.

She could do a doc on Rave then?

ha..or C&D/Come

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Reply #106 posted 11/04/18 2:03pm

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This sounds like it could be good. I really liked The 13th.

Feel free to join in the Prince Album Poll 2018! Let'a celebrate his legacy by counting down the most beloved Prince albums, as decided by you!
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Reply #107 posted 11/04/18 2:08pm

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rdhull said:

jaawwnn said:

rdhull said: She could do a doc on Rave then?

ha..or C&D/Come

I love the Come album!!! Just listened to it today. Also love Zannalee, Dinner w/ Delores, and Had U on C&D. There's at least a few songs to love on all of his albums biggrin

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Reply #108 posted 11/04/18 2:10pm

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violetcrush said:

rdhull said:

ha..or C&D/Come

I love the Come album!!! Just listened to it today. Also love Zannalee, Dinner w/ Delores, and Had U on C&D. There's at least a few songs to love on all of his albums biggrin

I know, but come on. They could/should be erased from his repetoire and they wouldnt be missed.

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Reply #109 posted 11/04/18 2:23pm

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Naw, they're great albums. Dinner with Delores and Chaos and Disorder get played all the time round my way. Come is, by my reckoning, his strongest 90's album start to finish. Still though, doesn't mean they grabbed the zeitgeist of the time, very much fans only albums.
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Reply #110 posted 11/04/18 2:24pm

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rdhull said:

violetcrush said:

I love the Come album!!! Just listened to it today. Also love Zannalee, Dinner w/ Delores, and Had U on C&D. There's at least a few songs to love on all of his albums biggrin

I know, but come on. They could/should be erased from his repetoriee and they wouldnt be missed.

they'd be missed by me!
come is my honest-to-gosh favourite prince album. it doesn't have my favourite prince songs, but as a listen from start to finish, i find it to be among his most complete, satisfying records.

don't love c&d quite so much, but i still like it a lot, with its off-handed, loose feel.

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Reply #111 posted 11/04/18 2:33pm

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damosuzuki said:

rdhull said:

I know, but come on. They could/should be erased from his repetoriee and they wouldnt be missed.

they'd be missed by me!
come is my honest-to-gosh favourite prince album. it doesn't have my favourite prince songs, but as a listen from start to finish, i find it to be among his most complete, satisfying records.

don't love c&d quite so much, but i still like it a lot, with its off-handed, loose feel.

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Yaassssss jaawwnn, damosuzuki and rdhull biggrin Come is a good listen from start to finish (pun intended!). Prince was usually at his best when he was messed up about love or missing someone. Also really like I Like It There from C&D too....

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Reply #112 posted 11/04/18 2:49pm

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damosuzuki said:

rdhull said:

I know, but come on. They could/should be erased from his repetoriee and they wouldnt be missed.


come is my honest-to-gosh favourite prince album.

That's unfortunate.

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Reply #113 posted 11/04/18 3:27pm

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rdhull said:



damosuzuki said:




rdhull said:



I know, but come on. They could/should be erased from his repetoriee and they wouldnt be missed.




come is my honest-to-gosh favourite prince album.



That's unfortunate.



It’s a good album in my view too. Not my favorite P record, but worthy of love.

That reminds me Mr RD, I have been (im)patiently waiting for your ratings for the album poll. I shan’t wait much more!
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Reply #114 posted 11/04/18 3:43pm

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Moonbeam said:

rdhull said:

That's unfortunate.

It’s a good album in my view too. Not my favorite P record, but worthy of love. That reminds me Mr RD, I have been (im)patiently waiting for your ratings for the album poll. I shan’t wait much more!

I'd love to, but I can't. I cant quanitify music.

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #115 posted 11/04/18 3:47pm

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Come is his best 90’s album
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Reply #116 posted 11/04/18 3:57pm

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damosuzuki said:



rdhull said:




onlyforaminute said:


I HEARD, meaning I have no proof, it's been in the works since January. The thing I'm noting is "the Estate " doesn't necessarily mean "the siblings" even though from my understanding they're supposed to have a certain degree of say so. One still doesn't see any promoting of these things on their end. Its confusing. Ava has hits and has misses. She's got right now which is a very positive thing. I have no clue on her track record on projects that are close to her heart vs general assignments. Is Prince close to her heart even? No real answers. Just more rumors .

Yeah, her A Wrinkle In Time was a disaster/flop.



true, but her documentary 'the 13th' was hugely acclaimed & was the recipient of many awards & nominations, & that experience might be more relevant to this project than her fantastical disney big budget flop.

the proof of the pudding is in the eating, of course, but i think having her involved is a very good omen that we may get something much, much better than any run of the mill documentary.



Given our time in history and the subject matter certain things could have helped, I can't really say. But Queen Sugar was created by her and I love that series. I give her that she could lend some insights and sensitivities. I would like to her words about it IF its going to be a reality.
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Reply #117 posted 11/04/18 5:30pm

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rdhull said:

Moonbeam said:

rdhull said: It’s a good album in my view too. Not my favorite P record, but worthy of love. That reminds me Mr RD, I have been (im)patiently waiting for your ratings for the album poll. I shan’t wait much more!

I'd love to, but I can't. I cant quanitify music.


Except that 1999 is a 1999/10, right?

No problem, RD!

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Reply #118 posted 11/04/18 7:00pm

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Moonbeam said:

rdhull said:

I'd love to, but I can't. I cant quanitify music.


Except that 1999 is a 1999/10, right?

No problem, RD!

Exactly.

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #119 posted 11/04/18 8:04pm

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On Twitter Wendy and Lisa offered to score Ava's Prince doc. Is that a possibility?

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