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The Unloved, Part 12: Phantom of the Paradise

For a certain group of rock musical fans, few films are MORE loved than Brian De Palma's "Phantom of the Paradise." How could anyone not love a film this daring, this odd, and this memorable? For the 12th edition of his phenomenal video series, "The Unloved," Scout checks into the Paradise, arguing that even this film's cult classic status doesn't give it the credit it deserved.


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To watch more of Scout Tafoya's video essays from his series The Unloved, click here.

Scout Tafoya

Scout Tafoya is a critic and filmmaker who writes for and edits the arts blog Apocalypse Now and directs both feature length and short films.

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