Welcome to the GREASE 2 25th Anniversary Blogathon!!
On June 11, 1982, GREASE 2 was released to theatres. While not a big hit theatrically, it went on to develop a huge and loyal cult following during its frequent cable airings in the following years.
Were you a fan of GREASE 2? Well, let your love of the film be known!
Bloggers, email me a link to your post, or post it in the comment section.
Don’t have a blog? Post in the comment section.
And a big thanks to Grease2.net for their help, and for helping me find a lot of great links. Check over there also for details of the upcoming 25th anniversary reunion.
"Hope He's Proud of What He's Done" (Edward Copeland on Film)
A Tale of Two Careers (Lazy Eye Theatre)
"Grease 2 is 25" (Politics, Culture, And Other Wastes of Time)
"On This Day" (USA Today's Pop Candy) - Pop Candy linked to this blog (thanks!) and there is a great discussion going on about the film in the talkback section.
"Happy 25th Anniversary, Grease 2" (Entertainment Weekly's Popwatch) - The folks at Popwatch join in with reasons why you should care about the anniversary.
"Academy of the Underrated: GREASE 2" (Club Parnassus)
"Why Grease 2?" (Moviezzz)
Grease 2 Novelization Book Review (Moviezzz)
What Ever Happened to GREASE 2 stars Jean and Liz Sagal and Lucinda Dickey (Moviezzz)
Roger Ebert’s review – It wasn’t that bad, he gave it 2 stars.
Variety’s Review – They think the musical numbers are better than the original.
Grease2.net - The Ultimate Grease 2 Fansite
Tab Hunter – The Official Site of Mr. Stuart.
Eddie Deezen – Eugene’s official site
Lorna’ Luft’s Official Site - Paulette's Site.
The Sagal Twins – Features a great bio
Box office report – Why Grease 2 didn’t do well at the box office. Look at what it was competing against!
Wikipedia Entry – Which raises one point I never thought of, about Michael asking Stephanie “Have you ever read a Superman comic?”.
Grease 2's IMDB Page
Grease 2 Transcription
Yale Cabaret Grease 2 Play Review
Shiny Gun - Great essay on the film.
More to follow today.