on how we went to bed one night and never shared a bed again - Nobody tells you about *the moment.* It’ll creep up on you and will have passed before you even realize it was there. Nobody warns you but at some point,...
26 August 2016
Movie Review: Telstar, the Joe Meek Story
This movie wraps modern cultural history, modern music and gay history all into neat biopic. The movie is about the life of Joe Meek, a gay, manic depressive, music producer who was responsible for Telstar, Have I the Right? and Johnny Remember Me. And yes, that's Kevin Spacey, who plays a supporting role.
If you are interested in a snapshot of his life, please feel free to watch the movie. I discovered that surviving family members of some of the guys who dated Meek in the movie were all outraged by the insinuation that their family members were gay.
What I thought was interesting is how the powers of creativity work and operate through someone who also struggled with depression and paranoia. The Joe Meek story ends tragically but it's an interesting study on human relations.