Pleasure Machines: The History of Pinball Trailer (1998)
"Everybody's Played The Game, But Nobody Knows The Story!"13 February 1998Factual60 mins
Pinball historian Richard Bueschel hosts an hour-long look at the arcade favorite's illustrious history, including interviews with flipper devotees Slash (from Guns & Roses), Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, baseball great Frank Thomas, and others.
In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class heartthrobs for the neighborhood kids and photographing pictures to place on funeral altars.
Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan (Richards) and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller (Campbell) accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo (Dillon) of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back.
Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Have you watched Pleasure Machines: The History of Pinball yet? What did you think about it?