Taking Woodstock with Alex Ross Perry

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Writer and director Alex Ross Perry (Christopher Robin) returns to Blank Check to discuss 2009’s Taking Woodstock. But is this a comedy tho? Did this film win AARP’s Movies for Grownups Award for Best Grownup Love Story? Is the portrayal of an LSD experience accurate? Together they examine the career of Demetri Martin, a mysterious bucket of glitter, Sha Na Na and straight trippin’ boo. Plus, Griffin shares a Martin Scorsese Woodstock story and Alex brings the chocolate milk!

This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter and Abrams Books’ new release The Cohen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together by Adam Nayman and Produced by White Little Lies.

And look our for an upcoming screening of Alex Ross Perry’s new film, Her Smell, starring Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne and Dan Stevens!

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