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Testing One's Metal

Since nostalgia for all things 80s is the current rage, it should be the perfect moment for Rock Star. This cinematic look back at the heavy-metal scene circa 1987 means to strike a comic yet affectionate tone, and present the arena excesses of its musical genre in all their overscaled glory. Concert sequences lighting designer Glenn Wade, working most closely with production designer Mayne Berke, has created a lighting rig and stage

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