#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – An anthology film retelling the story of the famous Studio 54, a hot disco hangout for the social elite of New York. The movie follows several characters at once, some of whom are in desperate straits and on the verge of crashing.
Plot: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his foot in the door, but lands a coveted job behind the bar – and a front-row seat at the most legendary party on the planet.
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Superficial and awkward, but with a pleasurable, hedonistic nostalgia…
Writer-director Mark Christopher worked hard at recreating the sinfully decadent magic of Manhattan’s Studio 54, the number-one celebrity hangout from the late-1970s into the 1980s, but he skimped on the most intriguing part of the nightclub’s history: the relationship between business partners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager. Mike Myers was a terrific choice for the flamboyant, eccentric Rubell, but Schrager has gone missing. Instead, the story is told from the point-of-view of a busboy-turned-bartender (!), a muscular rube whose innocence is soiled by boss Rubell’s dirty business dealings and hedonistic trappings. The film has a low-budget feel which doesn’t make itself present in the production so much as in the character-driven scenes, which are underpopulated, padded with real and faked black-and-photos, and further undermined by stilted dialogue. Ryan Phillipe is well-cast as the young stud from New Jersey whom Rubell takes under his wing, yet his voice-over narration is uncomfortably omnipresent, telling us things we can see or perceive for ourselves, and the interrelationships between the club staff are uninteresting. Some of the music is good, bringing back those long-ago nights of carefree sex and dancing-the-night-away, but Christopher doesn’t grasp the big picture. As a result, the film (at best) is a series of precious little moments struggling to surface. ** from ****
And did what corporations always do…
When “54” got released, many critics claimed that it was just another attempt to get into the ’70s nostalgia that had swept the country. It’s more than that. The movie shows New York’s Studio 54, an unusual club where young people danced to disco and could meet celebrities, as seen through the eyes of employee Shane O’Shea (Ryan Phillippe). At the end, he talks about, how after the government closed the place down, a corporation took it over and did what corporations always do: make the place safe and sterile. Steve Rubell (Mike Myers) built it up into a most unique hangout, and the corporation drained the life out of it.
So don’t trust the critics. This was a really good movie.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 33 min (93 min), 1 hr 40 min (100 min) (extended cut) (USA), 1 hr 46 min (106 min) (director’s cut), 2 hr 1 min (121 min) (workprint)
Genre Drama, Music
Director Mark Christopher
Writer Mark Christopher
Actors Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers
Awards 9 nominations.
Production Company Miramax Films, Redeemable Features
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Toronto, Canada
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm