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Trailers from Hell: Mick Garris on Brit Band Musical 'Still Crazy'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood February 20, 2013 at 11:00AM

Even More Movies You Never Heard Of! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Mick Garris introducing Brit rock comedy "Still Crazy."
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Bill Nighy in "Still Crazy"
Bill Nighy in "Still Crazy"

Even More Movies You Never Heard Of! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Mick Garris introducing Brit rock comedy "Still Crazy."

Although nominated for two Golden Globes, this British rock comedy about an apocryphal '70s rock band called Strange Fruit acrimoniously reuniting in middle age for a 20th-year reunion concert is virtually unknown in millennial America. Think Spinal Tap with Bill Nighy, Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly and Timothy Spall.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.