Insightful and informed conversation between Chris Ott and Elliot Busch-Wheaton about Shoplifters of the World and the legacy of the Smiths and Morrissey in America.
The writer/director of the new movie "Shoplifters Of The World", Stephen Kijak was on Sirius XM show "Lust For List" w/Lori Majewski this Saturday 4/3/21. Check out the list of songs he choose and a link to the show if you have Sirius...
The Man from Morrissey...he say Yes! (y)
"I laughed, I cried, I ate my own head.
The Smiths' past still sounds like today's frustrations and tomorrow's liberations."...
"Shoplifters Of The World" is released today in theaters and on-demand
1987. Denver, Co. One crazy night in the life of four friends reeling from the sudden demise of iconic British band The Smiths, while the local airwaves are hijacked at gunpoint by an...
Review from The Film Stage:
Shoplifters of the World Review: Helena Howard and Ellar Coltrane Embark on a Music-Filled Journey of Self-Discovery
by Jared Mobarak, March 24, 2021
"...The result is...
New York Times review:
‘Shoplifters of the World’ Review: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Four friends process the breakup of their musical idols, The Smiths, in this gentle tale of teenage self-discovery.
Black Book - Ken Scrudato.
"Literally no band ever represented said tribalism so monumentally as did The Smiths. And amongst the time-transporting, archival black & white footage woven into the Shoplifters… narrative is a scene of a half-dozen or so young boys biking about, probably...
Slant Magazine - David Robb.
The film lacks for the empathy, curiosity, and sense of humor that are the defining characteristics of the Smiths’s music.
"In the absence of fully formed characters, the film leans more toward an idealized, nostalgic fantasy, and the cast does often...
A film review of the new Smiths-inspired Shoplifters of the World at Outsideleft.com -- it might be the first review of the film, I haven't seen any others.
Click here for the article:
Myths are always far more interesting than the truths, especially rock and roll myths. Did Jim Morrison...
First Look at The Smiths-Infused Comedy-Drama ‘Shoplifters of the World’ (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
London-based sales agent WestEnd Films has released the first-look image for The Smiths-infused comedy-drama “Shoplifters of the World,” which Variety is publishing exclusively. WestEnd is...
'American Honey' Breakout Sasha Lane to Star in 'Shoplifters of the World' (Exclusive) - The Hollywood Reporter
American Honey breakout Sasha Lane has lined up her next project.
Lane, who was plucked from obscurity to star in the Cannes Film Festival darling opposite Shia LaBeouf...
Magic Mike star Joe Maganiello to star in film about punk rock group the Smiths
Reported by IndieWire and ScreenDaily
Jessica Brown-Findlay, James Frecheville & More To Star In Smiths Comedy 'Shoplifters Of The World'; Russell Brand Also Eyed For Role - IndieWire
Kijak's Smiths comedy attracts hot young cast including Jessica Brown-Findlay - ScreenDaily
10 February, 2012...