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2nd May '16 10:25:13 PM aye_amber
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* [[GroupieBrigade Band-Aid Brigade]]: "IT'S [[Music/DavidBowie BOWIE]]!"

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* [[GroupieBrigade Band-Aid Brigade]]: "IT'S [[Music/DavidBowie BOWIE]]!"BOWIE!]]"



** Many real rock-and-roll personalities are actual characters in the movie, or implied to be just off-screen. Lester Bangs drops these left and right. Penny Lane is a nod to Music/TheBeatles and is also is loosely based on a real person. At one point William is trying to interview Music/BlackSabbath. On a couple of different occasions, he encounters groupies chasing after DavidBowie, [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant, or Jimmy Page]]. And Penny is sold to Humble Pie.

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** Many real rock-and-roll personalities are actual characters in the movie, or implied to be just off-screen. Lester Bangs drops these left and right. Penny Lane is a nod to Music/TheBeatles and is also is loosely based on a real person. At one point William is trying to interview Music/BlackSabbath. On a couple of different occasions, he encounters groupies chasing after DavidBowie, Music/DavidBowie, [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant, or Jimmy Page]]. Page.]] And Penny is sold to Humble Pie. Pie.
21st Dec '15 1:55:03 AM Mdumas43073
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Set in TheSeventies, the film follows the experiences of AuthorAvatar William Miller, an [[NaiveNewcomer aspiring teenage rock journalist]] who gets sucked headfirst into the world of rock when he goes on tour with a band named "Stillwater". In addition to the band itself, he becomes acquainted with its groupies and gets a good look at what happens underneath the glamorous exterior that most people are presented with.

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Set in TheSeventies, the film follows the experiences of AuthorAvatar William Miller, Miller (Patrick Fugit), an [[NaiveNewcomer aspiring teenage rock journalist]] who gets sucked headfirst into the world of rock when he goes on tour with a band named "Stillwater". In addition to the band itself, he becomes acquainted with its groupies and gets a good look at what happens underneath the glamorous exterior that most people are presented with.
21st Dec '15 1:53:01 AM Mdumas43073
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''Almost Famous'' is a [[ComingOfAgeStory coming-of-age]] film directed by Creator/CameronCrowe released in the year 2000, [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory loosely based on]] Crowe's own teenage years as a music critic.

The plot follows the experiences of AuthorAvatar William Miller, an [[NaiveNewcomer aspiring teenage rock journalist]] who gets sucked headfirst into the world of rock when he goes on tour with a band named "Stillwater". In addition to the band itself, he becomes acquainted with its groupies and gets a good look at what happens underneath the glamorous exterior that most people are presented with.

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''Almost Famous'' is a 2000 [[ComingOfAgeStory coming-of-age]] film directed by Creator/CameronCrowe released in the year 2000, Creator/CameronCrowe, [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory loosely based on]] Crowe's own teenage years as a music critic.

The plot Set in TheSeventies, the film follows the experiences of AuthorAvatar William Miller, an [[NaiveNewcomer aspiring teenage rock journalist]] who gets sucked headfirst into the world of rock when he goes on tour with a band named "Stillwater". In addition to the band itself, he becomes acquainted with its groupies and gets a good look at what happens underneath the glamorous exterior that most people are presented with.
21st Dec '15 1:52:03 AM Mdumas43073
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--> '''William:''' What do you love about music?\\

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--> -> '''William:''' What do you love about music?\\
7th Sep '15 9:19:15 AM nlpnt
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* AwesomeMcCoolname: inverted. Cameron Crowe in real life becomes William Miller in the movie.
4th Sep '15 12:32:56 AM Light_shade
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* VagueAge: It's never stated just how old Penny is supposed to be. She claims to be as young as William in one scene, though it's PlayedForLaughs.
11th Aug '15 1:41:59 PM KJMackley
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* TheIshmael: The movie is told from the viewpoint of William, but the core of the story is the discoveries he has about the band and their [[strike: Groupies]] Band Aids. The real character journeys are Russel and Penny as they deal with their place in the band and rising stardom.
28th Jul '15 12:48:18 PM Ryuhza
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'''Penny:''' Me too! (''beat'') How old are you really?\\

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'''Penny:''' Me too! (''beat'') How old are you we really?\\
27th Jul '15 11:04:05 AM 1390883
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*BareYourMidriff: Penny
24th Mar '15 4:05:13 PM Tdarcos
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* OhCrap: One of the Stillwater band members mentions to William how they had a fun tour. "Hey, we did everything but get you laid." Notices the smile on William's face and has this look as he realizes one of the, ahem, "band aids" did that already.
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