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Because the film is an "unauthorized" biopic, many of the skits and song numbers performed on Saturday Night Live (1975) were copyrighted by NBC, so in the film, some were made-up and not in fact actual skits and numbers John performed (i.e. "The Samurai Baseball" skit and the "634-5789" Blues Brothers number). Similarly, where Belushi famously mocked Joe Cocker's performance of "With a Little Help from My Friends" at Woodstock, in the film Cocker's later hit "You Are So Beautiful" is performed. See more »
You can't do this. You can't abuse yourself.
LOOK, I don't pay you to be my best friend. I don't ask you what you do after six o'clock, DON'T ASK ME! NOBODY TELLS ME WHAT TO DO!
You can't tell me what to do with you either. I'm not talking about business now, John. I'm talking about your life.
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It's like a deeply unsettling version of Scrooged, based upon the life of a real person. I can understand why his friends and family were outraged, however, to an interested bystander it emerges as an oddly fascinating - albeit imperfect - movie.
It's character assassination, which doesn't in itself mean this is a bad movie, just a distasteful one. I thought it was a really good film. Perhaps one that should never have been made, but maybe that's why it's so powerful.
Every film has an agenda, so this one is no different... but just because it stays fixated on one angle doesn't mean that there's no insight at all to be gained from it.
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