THROWBACK: Almost Famous (2000)

"The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool." For our third Throwback episode, we're looking back at Episode 161 from May 2021 when Thomas and Brandon discussed Cameron Crowe's ALMOST FAMOUS. Listen as they talk about the film's casting process, who the characters were based on, and the troubles on set.  Throwback Intro - (00:00:00) Opening Banter (00:03:07) Recap of the Fictional Band Genre (00:04:00) Intro to Almost Famous (00:07:11) How Almost Famous Got to Production (00:16:27) Favorite Scenes (00:24:33) On Set Life - (00:40:38) Aftermath: Release and Legacy (00:47:15) What Worked and What Didn’t (00:51:37) Alternate Universe Cast (00:59:26) Film Facts (01:05:40) Story Questions (01:09:23) Awards (01:16:50) Final Questions (01:27:28) Join our Patreon for More Content: Contact Us: Facebook: @cinenation Instagram: @cinenationpodcast Twitter/X: @CineNationPod TikTok: @cinenation Letterboxd: CineNation Podcast E-mail:

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