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Old 11-20-2016, 05:59 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by Richard
I recently tried to see Head again on AMC.Again I couldn't sit through it.I suppose the purpose of it was just having fun while deflating the Monkees' teenybopper image-but the film was a flop initialy.

Teenyboppers didn't want to see a symbolic surreal film.Intellectuals didn't want to see a movie with the Monkees-so nobody came and saw the movie in November of '68.
I understand that the Monkees were probably trying to make a stand for creative integrity. That they realized they were a manufactured pop culture cash maker. The whole Monkees project had them representing a culture they really didn't want to be attached with.
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