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DVD Review: Beyond The Sea

Dilemma: What do you do when one of your favourite performers is starring in a film about a subject you don’t like? Do you shell out the money to go see it in the theatres? Nope you wait for it to come out on DVD and your wife to bring it home to watch one night.

I’ve never liked the music of Bobby Darin; I found it insipid and tiresome. Anybody who could turn a song like “Mack The Knife” into a cocktail lounge hit deserves to be run out of town on a rail and tarred and feathered as far as I was concerned. Bobby Darin was just another Pat Boone “whiting” up radical music for the mainstream.

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About Richard Marcus

Richard Marcus is the author of two books commissioned by Ulysses Press, "What Will Happen In Eragon IV?" (2009) and "The Unofficial Heroes Of Olympus Companion". Aside from Blogcritics his work has appeared around the world in publications like the German edition of Rolling Stone Magazine and the multilingual web site Qantara.de. He has been writing for Blogcritics.org since 2005 and has published around 1900 articles at the site.

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