Thursday, February 10, 2011

Flint Movie Trivia of the Obscure Variety

Just watched a movie with Will Ferrell. His character once played in a Christian rock band in Flint, of all places. Can you name the film?

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  1. Man, you're fast! And correct.

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  2. Of course, Flint native Mark Farner was one of the first Christian Contemporary Rock artists, though few remember the name now outside of Michigan and Christian Contemporary music circles.

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  3. It was actually an interesting film. I may have been one of a handful who actually has seen it other than the critics. If only Will Ferrell would try a dramatic bit more often. Other than Elf, I am tired of his shtick. Zooey Deschanel
    is the reason to see this film, as her best work is in films like this and The Good Girl.

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  4. I just saw this film a few weeks ago. It was especially strange for my roomate and I, because he plays in a ska band here in Flint, as Ferrell's character did.

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  5. I loved the fact that Will's character had to abandon the band when they got too ska.

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  6. i was born in flint july 29th 1947 at little womens hospital. my father worked 38 years for buick. when i grew up in flint it was a nice place to live. man has that changed. i left flint in 1969. moved to arizona to attend college. never went back. looking back, that was a good move.

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  7. Thanks for the tip. I love Zooey Deschanel.

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  8. Zooey Deschanel played Summer Finn (from a fictional Michigan town that has the same as the name of a subdivision in southeast Michigan, the name of which escapes me) in "The 500 Days Of Summer".

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