We're still two-and-a-half weeks out from this but felt it was worth mentioning now so it doesn't get lost in the upcoming Blowout shuffle.
Local jack of all musical trades (and Dirtbombs bassist) Troy Gregory will be presenting World War Love -- a film he wrote and directed and has been working on for years -- at Cliff Bell's downtown on Sunday, March 14th, at 10 p.m. The film features a hodge-podge of local (and formerly local) musicians, gadflies and rock luminaries, ranging from Mick Collins and the late Nathaniel Mayer to Tony Muggs, Eugene Strobe, music scribe Jeff Milo and punk musician Kyle McBee. And, of course, Kim Fowley as The Shadow of Love!
The flick is described as "a dark comedy about three Detroit musicians returning to frazzled home lives in a world of masks and the self imposed drama of temporary realities. Teri Lynn has hit the limit with her neurotic party girl roommate. Perhaps the guy she met at the record store could take her away from this insanity. But will his obsession with the role playing game Unicorn Disease totally turn her off? Mary Alice needing some serenity time to work on her shadow puppets is disrupted by the sudden appearance of her eccentric sister that disappeared eleven years ago into a cave with a map from the hollow earth society. Who will be severely beaten? Troy Gregory plays with imaginary friends and stays drunk to avoid every aspect of a reality that terrifies him. Is it the end of the world? Again?"
Sound weird enough for you? Hey, it's gotta be at least as good as that recent ICP flick! An entire cast list and a trailer for the film is below:
WORLD WAR LOVE
Troy Gregory and The Stepsisters
Nathaniel Mayer as The Beyond
Kim Fowley as The Shadow Of Love
Written and Directed by
with the assitance of
Troy Gregory and The Stepsisters
Troy Gregory - Troy Gregory 23
Mary Alice - Mary Alice 13
Teri Lynn - Teri Lynn 7
Annie Paras - Annie
Todd Gregory - Mr. Tracy
Aphrodite Nikolovski - Molly
Mike Walker - Mike Unicorn
Maygun - She
Nathaniel Mayer - The Beyond
Kim Fowley - The Shadow Of Love
Mick Collins - Barnabus
Ko Shih - Tanya Wesley Harding
John Sparks - Master Of Ceremonies
Rick Mills - Host Of Pain
Tyler Spencer - Geddy Lightfoot
John Nash - Randy Roadz
Mathew Smith - Randy Caledonia
Kyle McBee- Randy Manteeth
Eugene Strobe - Randy Fiendish
Chris and Jamiel - Chris and Jamiel
Chris Tait - Randy Door Fella
Darren Grow - Randy Puss
Steve O Grimes - Randy Castles
Kerry Pryor - Toy Girl
Danielle Arsenault - Masturbation
Aimee Edwards - Rhoda Smokin O.P's
Magdalena Gos - Rhoda Burning Santa Claus
Tony Top Cat Ligget - Randy Fired
Stanley S. Komajda - Randy Sports Section
Paul Harris- Randy Space Cult
August - Randy Barkeep
Jon Babich - Juan
Sarah Sparkles - Rhoda Absinthe
Meaghan DeGrave - Rhoda Yourself
Scotty Hagen - Randy Finski Dribble
Lee - Randy Hungarian Ska
Carey Gustafson - Nancy and Sheila
Emily Gustafson - Nancy and Sheila
Andy Waino - Harvey
Jake - Irving Johnson
Mark Thomas Rayman - Dash Rip Rock
Greg - Horatio Winston Hawthorne the 3rd
Jared - The Uncompromising Franco Thor
Travis - Randy Would You Rather
Tracey Stevens - Trippin Dancer Rhoda
Spencer Cullum - Randy Whippets
Pat Kenneally - Randy Crack
Alex Sharp - Randy Poppers
Steve Palziseuic - Randy Medieval
Jeff Cullum - Randy Meth
Thomas Koch - Randy Outta Here
Kathleen Bittner - Rhoda Tyler Moore
T. Michelle Turner - Lust Almighty
Tony Muggs - Masked Randy
Justin Walken - Randy Maniac
Milan Filipec - Randy Problem
Bryan Brozowski - Randy Requiem
Wendy Mcleod - Rhoda Barrett
Carjack - Feline Monkee Boy
Jeff Milo - Lucifer Sams Club
Laura Gregory - Them Girl
The Monster - ?
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