Friday, March 3, 2017
Easy Rider DVD
If you've ever listened to Steppen Wolf's Born to Be Wild, you're probably at least aware of the fact that it was featured in the movie Easy Rider, co-written by and co-starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, and directed by Fonda. If you've never actually seen the movie, it's interesting to watch, and then compare it to current American events. Not much has changed. The hippie dialog is dated, as is the free love element, and the camera techniques. But the music is still as good as ever, and the moral still hits home in the end - "A man went looking for America. And couldn't find it anywhere..."