2. Elvis & 1950s Black Musical Culture

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Welcome back to PARTISAN, a podcast exploring politics and history in film and entertainment.

Join your host, Tony Black, as he is joined by the co-host of the Between the Notes podcast, author and film critic Sean Wilson, to discuss Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 musical biopic, ELVIS…

Next time on Partisan, guest Sam Stokes joins us to discuss Ken Loach’s 2015 British austerity drama, I, DANIEL BLAKE…

Host / Editor / Producer

Tony Black


Sean Wilson


Baz Luhrmann & Austin Butler talk to ABC Arts: https://amp.abc.net.au/article/101167066
Baz Luhrmann talks to Collider: https://collider.com/elvis-baz-luhrmann-interview-4-hour-cut-extended-director/amp/
Olivia DeJonge talks to Collider: https://collider.com/olivia-dejonge-elvis-priscilla-presley-interview-baz-luhrmann/amp/
Tom Hanks talks to EW: https://ew.com/movies/tom-hanks-goes-dark-why-our-favorite-good-guy-wanted-to-play-colonel-tom-parker/
Austin Butler talks to Grazia: https://graziamagazine.com/articles/austin-butler-elvis-film-interview/
Roundtable cast with EW: https://ew.com/movies/elvis-baz-luhrmann-tom-hanks-austin-butler-around-the-table-interview/

‘Elvis’ Fact or Fiction: Colonel Tom Parker Biographer on What’s Real and What’s Not in Baz Luhrmann Biopic: https://variety.com/2022/film/news/elvis-fact-or-fiction-film-colonel-tom-parker-presley-baz-luhrmann-biopic-1235302026/amp/
Mark Kermode for the Guardian: https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2022/jun/26/elvis-review-blistering-turbocharged-chronicle-of-the-king
Who’ll Get Elvis Most Wrong — Filmmakers or Critics? Crowning the King on a Throne of Lies (Column) by Steven Gaydos: https://variety.com/2022/music/opinion/elvis-film-reviews-inaccuracies-1235280146/amp/
K. Austin Collins for Rolling Stone: https://www.rollingstone.com/tv-movies/tv-movie-reviews/elvis-review-1371769/amp/

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