For fans of John Cusack and “High Fidelity”, a visit to Championship Vinyl definitely would make a “top five” list.
The hit comedy “High Fidelity” is the story of record shop owner Rob Gordon (John Cusack) on a search for love (and the reasons behind his failed relationships) against a backdrop of over 70 songs spanning multiple decades and genres of music. With – or without – the help of his record store buddies Dick (Todd Luiso) and Barry (Jack Black’s breakout role), Rob revisits past relationships in hopes of figuring out where he has gone wrong. Released in 2000, The New York Times praised John Cusack as “a master at easygoing camaraderie.” Rotten Tomatoes has “High Fidelity” ranked #14 on the list of Best Romantic Comedies.
Now, join John Cusack for a screening of “High Fidelity” on the big screen followed by a LIVE conversation regarding his career and the making of the film. Fans will get the opportunity to experience a moderated discussion, with John answering audience questions as well. A limited number of VIP seats will be available that include a post-show photo op with John.
Ty Burr will moderate the discussion with John Cusack. Ty Burr has been a film critic for The Boston Globe since 2002. In 2017, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism. Prior to the Globe, he was a senior writer and editor for Entertainment Weekly. He began his career as an in-house “film evaluator” for HBO.. He regularly appears on such local and national media programs as WBUR’s “Here and Now” and WGBH’s “Greater Boston” and is an adjunct professor in the Film and TV department of Boston University and a professor of the practice in the film department at Tufts University. Ty is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and the Boston Society of Film Critics.
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wang Theatre has housed the performing arts since opening in 1925, developing from a movie “cathedral” and home to vaudeville musicals and big bands, to today’s role as an impressive venue for world-class theatre, music, Broadway, and dance.