Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

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Electric Boogaloo:
The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
Electric Boogaloo - The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films poster.png
Australian theatrical poster
Directed byMark Hartley
Produced by
Written byMark Hartley
Starring
Music byJamie Blanks
CinematographyGarry Richards
Edited by
  • Jamie Blanks
  • Sara Edwards
  • Mark Hartley
Production
companies
Distributed by
Release date
  • 2 August 2014 (2014-08-02) (Melbourne International Film Festival)
Running time
106 minutes[1]
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films is a 2014 Australian comedic documentary film written and directed by Mark Hartley. It focuses on the story of The Cannon Group.

Interviewees[edit]

List of films prominently featured[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was partly funded by Brett Ratner's RatPac-Dune Entertainment. Other investors included the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Premiere Fund, Film Victoria, and Screen Queensland.[2]

Release[edit]

Electric Boogaloo had its world premiere in August 2014 at the Melbourne International Film Festival,[3] and was shown in October 2014 at the BFI London Film Festival.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

The film received critical acclaim. review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives the film has a 95% approval rating, based on reviews from 37 critics, with an average rating of 7.4/10. The site's consensus states: "Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films pays tribute to the titular studio with an affectionate look back that's arguably more entertaining than much of Cannon's own B-movie product."[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS (18)". British Board of Film Classification. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Packer, Ratner back Cannon documentary", If Magazine 13 February 2014 accessed 3 August 2014
  3. ^ Review of film at Screen Space accessed 3 August 2014
  4. ^ Blyth, Michael. "Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films". British Film Institute. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2012)". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 11 December 2015.

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