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“Saturday Night Fever popularized the fashions, the dances, and the genre’s varying subgenres (from pop balladry to Latin rhythms), breathing a second life into disco. Even today, the film is so deeply identified with the expanded reach of disco—and disco itself is so hated by so many—that what’s often forgotten is how good and how tough of a movie Saturday Night Fever actually is. For some, the film will always be inextricably, unforgivably tied to its soundtrack.”
Noel Murray’s Adventures In Licensing turns its attention to what many consider to be the disco album, an LP that helped define an era, even as it misrepresented the movie it soundtracked. [Read more…]