Welcome to today’s show is Purple Rain (1984), my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follow the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to snarkymoviereviews.com to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Remember this show is completely free and independent. All I ask is that you jump over to iTunes and give me a review.
We lost the great talent Prince Rogers Nelson this week. As I listened to the music again I realized what an impact he had on the 1980-90s. I have seen pieces parts of this movie but have never taken the time to watch it beginning to end. So I thought I would. Today’s movie is Purple Rain (1984) as my tribute to the artist formally known as Prince.
In this semi-autobiographical story, there are not a lot of mainstream actors but plenty of musical talent.
Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson in Minneapolis, …