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rasputinsghost
12-07-2010, 09:40 AM
Hollywood is certainly stepping up their ukulele game!

http://nymag.com/arts/cultureawards/2010/69907/

"The Molotov Cocktail—a Stoli bottle filled with flammable strawberry liqueur—was his idea. He wanted it to look legit, so he studied James Nachtwey’s documentary photos of rioters in Gaza to get the position of his hand on the bottle just right. The original plan was to toss it at a blown-up photo of himself, but the necessary printer wasn’t available. Also, there was the possibility of burning the building down. So he found a target at the end of the Culver City alleyway behind the photographer’s studio, practicing for a while with empty bottles. Then, as the camera clicked away, Ryan Gosling lit up and hurled, laughing dementedly at the subsequent explosion, before blowing it all out with a fire extinguisher. (Recorded for your pleasure, here.)

Playing the ukulele was Gosling’s idea, too."

Kanaka916
12-07-2010, 10:19 AM
Here's the thread (http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?36778-Uke-featured-in-new-movie-quot-Blue-Valentine-quot) with the video of him playing the uke and singing.

ukebloke
02-18-2011, 11:33 PM
Also on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykgRDSJ6onE