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Chronological documentary of The Cure’s history

Started by dsanchez, December 13, 2017, 14:01:17

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dsanchez

Tim Pope continues to give us info on what is planned for next year!


Let's hope this will come to fruition and will be widely shown on television as well as being released on dvd/bluray.  :)

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dsanchez

The above post was written by @Ulrich (I wanted to split it from the previous topic but was unable to do it)
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dsanchez

Quote from: dsanchez on December 13, 2017, 14:01:17
chronological documentary of The Cure's history from the 1970s via present day to the future


Hopefully they will show part of the curefans.com meeting in Peru where we were honoured to meet Tim Pope himself! :)
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Ulrich

Quote from: dsanchez on December 13, 2017, 14:01:57
The above post was written by @Ulrich (I wanted to split it from the previous topic but was unable to do it)


I tried to do the same, but it did not work! (Some bug in the forum support/network/machine room?)
Thus I just kept the post in the old topic, thanks for starting the new one.  :smth023
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A Strange Girl

No confirmed release date yet, right? I am so excited for this documentary, Pope + Robert = perfect work for sure!  :)
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Ulrich

Quote from: A Strange Girl on March 17, 2018, 11:03:21
No confirmed release date yet, right?


Nothing known so far, except that Tim Pope confirmed he & Robert will be working on it.
IF everything will go well, maybe the documentary will be shown in the second half of the year?
We'll have to wait and see. Robert seems to be quite busy (remastering "Mixed Up", remixing songs for "Torn Down", curating Meltdown festival, preparing anniversary show...)!  :o
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Quote from: Ulrich on March 19, 2018, 09:43:18
Quote from: A Strange Girl on March 17, 2018, 11:03:21
No confirmed release date yet, right?


Nothing known so far, except that Tim Pope confirmed he & Robert will be working on it.
IF everything will go well, maybe the documentary will be shown in the second half of the year?
We'll have to wait and see. Robert seems to be quite busy (remastering "Mixed Up", remixing songs for "Torn Down", curating Meltdown festival, preparing anniversary show...)!  :o


I hope there will be more updates soon! Finally a proper documentary on The Cure  :smth023 but as you said Robert is very busy at the moment, so I think it will take a long time for the documentary to be released. We'll see
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Ulrich

Quote from: A Strange Girl on March 19, 2018, 21:16:22
...but as you said Robert is very busy at the moment, so I think it will take a long time for the documentary to be released.


Sometimes I wish I'd been wrong...  :roll:

http://craigjparker.blogspot.de/2018/03/tims-40th-anniversary-documentary-is.html
QuoteThis year, Pope is also working on a feature documentary about The Cure's 40 years in the music business, which will include archive footage supplied by the band's front-man, Robert Smith.

"Robert Smith is giving me access to 50 boxes of film, which have never been seen before, of the early Cure days," Pope said. "I want to make a film like 'Goodfellas' where Robert is narrating the film in a first-person way, and it is like crazy and we are on this journey." He added, "Robert's songs always deal with being the outsider."

Pope started working with the band in 1981 and last worked with them on a music video in 1997 - on which his runner was Guy Ritchie. Pope toured with the band across six countries three years ago.

The Cure documentary is unlikely to be finished this year, Pope said."

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A Strange Girl

Quote from: Ulrich on March 27, 2018, 19:03:59
Quote from: A Strange Girl on March 19, 2018, 21:16:22
...but as you said Robert is very busy at the moment, so I think it will take a long time for the documentary to be released.


Sometimes I wish I'd been wrong...  :roll:

http://craigjparker.blogspot.de/2018/03/tims-40th-anniversary-documentary-is.html
QuoteThis year, Pope is also working on a feature documentary about The Cure's 40 years in the music business, which will include archive footage supplied by the band's front-man, Robert Smith.

"Robert Smith is giving me access to 50 boxes of film, which have never been seen before, of the early Cure days," Pope said. "I want to make a film like 'Goodfellas' where Robert is narrating the film in a first-person way, and it is like crazy and we are on this journey." He added, "Robert's songs always deal with being the outsider."

Pope started working with the band in 1981 and last worked with them on a music video in 1997 - on which his runner was Guy Ritchie. Pope toured with the band across six countries three years ago.

The Cure documentary is unlikely to be finished this year, Pope said."

:(


Altough we were hoping for a quicker release, it comes as no surprise  :( However, I think it will be worth the wait:

Quote"Robert Smith is giving me access to 50 boxes of film, which have never been seen before, of the early Cure days," Pope said.


Something exclusive and unseen before regarding young and early Cure...So exciting!
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dsanchez

Tim Pope is currently working (or more like finishing!) on a new The Cure video, as reveled by several hints on his Twitter account:



The video is a "The Cure 40th Anniversary project" and he said back in 2017 what's about:



I am pretty sure this video will contain bits of the Latin American Tour (hopefully also the shooting of the curefans.com dinner I organized in Lima and to which Tim Pope himself attended!) and the Hyde Park gig. Really looking forward watching this :)
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Ulrich

Good news. Note: I merged this was an exisiting older topic about the documentary.
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