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Wednesday, November 23, 2021

was dancin' to the jailhouse rock
Anyone else figure that Anthony Rapp, one of the stars of Rent, wants to strangle the studio publicist who sent out the above photo still from the movie?

Nothing like getting freezeframed while in mid-dork-dance, flailing your arms about while shuffling around on a tabletop. With mouth wide open, to boot. And this shot is running in thousands of media outlets around the country.

Welcome to Hollywood, Anthony. It’s a long way from Broadway.

- Costa Tsiokos, Wed 11/23/2005 08:15:16 AM
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  1. Do you think that movie will be any good? For some reason the previews don’t make the movie seem worth seeing.


    Comment by Erin — 11/23/2005 @ 06:00:49 PM

  2. The previews I’ve seen have been fairly subdued. It looks decent enough; I plan on catching it this weekend. I never saw the play, and am only faintly familiar with the story, so I’m looking forward to it.

    Besides, Sarah Silverman is in it, and I like that.

    Comment by CT — 11/23/2005 @ 08:15:16 PM

  3. And then there’s that sweater.

    The commercials say that it’s based on the musical that “defined a generation.” What generation? Poor bohos in New York with dire dancing deficiencies? Who feels defined by Rent?

    Comment by Joel — 11/23/2005 @ 10:53:19 PM


    As I intended, I hit the movie theater this weekend to catch Rent.
    I wasn’t particularly impressed. Despite the hype about how infectious the songs were supposed to be, they didn’t stick with me as being very memorable, only two days lat…

    Trackback by Population Statistic — 11/27/2005 @ 11:35:09 PM

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