Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Chris and Cosey and favourite films

Connections real and imagined... Last month I posted about Throbbing Gristle’s final concert in San Francisco in May 1981 and made reference to Apocalypse Now. And earlier I stumbled upon another TG-Apocalypse Now link - Chris Carter:

We saw the original 70mm print in 1979 in San Francisco, at The Northpoint Theatre, I think. It was one of Throbbing Gristle’s many regular film outings. From the first surround sounds of the helicopter and strains of The Doors’ ‘The End’, we all kept looking over at each other while the movie was playing and we were like… WTF! Monte Cazazza was with us, Vale from Research, there were about 10 of us. It was one of those unforgettable ‘shared experiences’, like when you drop acid with friends. We were all a bit speechless afterwards”.

You can read more of Chris and Cosey on their favourite films here


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