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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (Roku satirical biopic starring Daniel Radcliffe)

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The official look isn't as illuminating as the candids by the paps

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jenviea wrote: Radcliffe is a little on the short end given Al's purported 6 ft frame
I find that Radcliffe isn't much of an actor, so there's that too.
And can Radcliffe do anything other than his native British accent?
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This was my intro to Weird Al.

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He wrote the bulk of his Phantom Menace tribute before seeing the final product

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It ain't Weird Al unless it includes UHF




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I'll be upset if his Live Aid appearance isn't recreated in exacting detail



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jenviea wrote: What? Madonna's in the screenplay?

I know Al parodied 'Like A Virgin' but didn't think it was that kind of biopic
When I posted this casting, I was still under the impression they'd play it mostly straight but of course it's all a big goof (Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent?)
Only 5 reviews on RT after TIFF premiere

https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/weird_ ... ovic_story

Maybe if they're still around VH1 will do a sincere biopic
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I'll definitely watch this. I was a Big Al nerd back in my early teens, I had several of his records that I listened to much more than "legit" music at that time Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Cold Sweat
Radcliffe should be good, he's fine in the Miracle Workers series so he can do humour.
c'mon get happy!
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My all time favourite Weird Al song! A lot of effort went into it! Winking Face

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HIs original Star Wars tribute song is one of his best overall IMHO.

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It's amazing how (1) he's avoided any major controversy, and (2) outlasted half the people he's parodied.
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I was so looking forward to this but I'd sad to report the novelty wore off around a third into it for me ... maybe after the celebrity pool party?
I'm not sure I've ever seen UHF
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Tiberius wrote: HIs original Star Wars tribute song is one of his best overall IMHO.

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Holy crap, thx for sharing.

One of my fave songs by The Kinks so this is awesome!!!

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