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Lords of Chaos Movie (Mayhem Band)

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I'm very nervous about this whole thing although I won't be taking any of it seriously so I should be able to just enjoy it for what it is... hopefully... maybe. 

Why is this in the self-promotion forum? 

We've got 'Lords of Chaos' and 'The Dirt' coming out. I'm excited and nervous about both movies hahaha. 

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Honestly, my worry about the film is that it will sensationalize a story that has already been greatly sensationalized/mythologized by the black metal community.  It might make an otherwise serious situation into a joke.

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4 hours ago, Balor said:

Honestly, my worry about the film is that it will sensationalize a story that has already been greatly sensationalized/mythologized by the black metal community.  It might make an otherwise serious situation into a joke.

A couple of murders, a suicide and church burnings are already pretty sensational and really are the whole point of the movie. It won’t be a considered evaluation of Mayhem’s releases, put it that way. 

My fear is that it’s going to portray it all as a children’s joke that went wrong. For instance, why is Euronymous portrayed as 17 in the film when in real life he was already 24 when he met Dead and 27 when he died? What sort of chicanery is this?

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2 hours ago, True Belief said:

Americans playing Norwegians, no music from Mayhem, Burzum or even Darkthrone in the movie and a Jew playing Varg. Clearly it’s a comedy.

Looking forward to The Dirt.

It would have been awesome if the music of these bands could have been used. Just some scenes where they first play 'Freezing Moon', or Varg plays 'Dunkelheit' or something would be spine-chilling. It just would have grounded the drama with some real, amazing art. That's what the problem will be, I'm guessing: the characters will become caricatures and fools, but the fact is they produced some of the greatest music I've ever heard in my life that will possibly never be bettered. They're one in a million artists. 

It'd be like a movie about Serena Williams without showing any tennis. Or Tiger Woods without the golf and just the drama. It wouldn't make sense, and this probably won't too. 

Look, I'm reviewing the movie before I've even seen it.... @True Belief you'll have to track us down a copy. 

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5 hours ago, Balor said:

Which is bad, the movie itself or the music used in it?

The movie itself, it has a pretty decent soundtrack and some of the Mayhem songs are re-recorded for it,, they also played Freezing Moon at the credits

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The movie itself, it has a pretty decent soundtrack and some of the Mayhem songs are re-recorded for it,, they also played Freezing Moon at the credits


Ok nice to know. Originally Mayhem said No. must have had a change of (black)heart.

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13 minutes ago, True Belief said:

 


Ok nice to know. Originally Mayhem said No. must have had a change of (black)heart.

 

They waved a fistful of cash at Necrobutcher... Suddenly the movie wasn't so bad...

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