I had been looking for this movie since the Liz Eggleston post about it many years ago, and now I finally found it. It was very worth it, and her post about it is entirely right.
I would describe The Final Programme as a more skiffy Dr Phibes by someone who listened to Oh! You Pretty Things too many times. I don’t think it’s a good movie in the regular sense – normal reviewers seem to find it both baffling and dull, which it is-, but I also think it’s a good movie.
I think the thing about this movie is that it is going to be very interesting and meaningful if you are very into glam rock as a broader cultural movement, and if you’re not it’s just going to be really, really weird.Continue reading “The Final Programme (UK, 1973)”