Rock in Retrospect

Movie Talk: Elvis

March 10, 2023 Nick Bambach Season 3 Episode 49
Movie Talk: Elvis
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Rock in Retrospect
Movie Talk: Elvis
Mar 10, 2023 Season 3 Episode 49
Nick Bambach

Rock Docs co-host David Lizerbram joins us to talk about Baz Luhrmann's recent biopic Elvis (2022). We talk about Austin Butler and Tom Hanks' performances, the narrative structure and aesthetic choices used by Luhrmann and Elvis' impact on contemporary culture. Lots of other topics discussed including our mutual love of all things Bob Dylan, the current state of rock star biopics and there's even a story David shares that's personal connection to the King himself!

This episode coincides with Elvis receiving 8 Oscar nominations this year including Best Picture and Best Actor (Austin Butler). 

Show Notes

Rock Docs co-host David Lizerbram joins us to talk about Baz Luhrmann's recent biopic Elvis (2022). We talk about Austin Butler and Tom Hanks' performances, the narrative structure and aesthetic choices used by Luhrmann and Elvis' impact on contemporary culture. Lots of other topics discussed including our mutual love of all things Bob Dylan, the current state of rock star biopics and there's even a story David shares that's personal connection to the King himself!

This episode coincides with Elvis receiving 8 Oscar nominations this year including Best Picture and Best Actor (Austin Butler).