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Friday, 24 July 2015

From Bill and Ted to Frank Zappa

We’re still hoping for another Bill and Ted movie one of these days, but in the meantime, Alex Winter is tackling another great project, a documentary about Frank Zappa.
Zappa passed away in the early nineties, and it’s a shame he left us so young, because the world still needs his irreverence and right on target observations of life. Thankfully, Winter is planning a documentary that Variety tells us has the backing of the Zappa family, and should hopefully be out in the world in 2017.

As Winter said, “There has yet to be a definitive, authorized documentary on the extraordinary life and work of Frank Zappa. I am beyond thrilled to be embarking on this journey. Our tale will be told primarily in Frank’s own words; he will be our guide through this journey.”


Frank Zappa is considered to be one of the most influential rock musicians of the late twentieth century. Between the start of his career in the late fifties and his death in 1993 he recorded and rele..

On September 19, 1985, Frank Zappa testified before the United States Senate Commerce, Technology, and Transportation committee, attacking the Parents Music Resource Center or PMRC, a music organizati..

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