The Plotaholics’ Summer of Song plays on this week as the guys discuss 1984’s Purple Rain, a film that sees Prince doing his best imitation of himself but with added misogyny! There is a lot to love about this movie–the music, mostly. And there is a lot to complain about–the story, mostly, and the acting.
Purple Rain is an unquestionable cinematic classic, but how much of that status depends on the absolute banger of a soundtrack? We try to find the answer to this and so much more in this week’s discussion of Purple Rain.