The Apple
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A musical set in futuristic 1994 with a plot that serves up songs at every turn, The Apple is less a story and drama than a series of pop-music numbers. The premise is that the world is essentially controlled by Mr. Buggallow (Vladek Sheybal), his henchman (Ray Shell), and the rock musicians they support. When a pure-hearted duo enter Buggallow's Worldvision Song Contest with a different kind of sound, they are undermined by the evil man in every way possible. The couple become separated, and for awhile it looks like decent music will suffer a serious collapse. The comic-book style villain… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

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"A rotten disco-musical from the 1980s that somehow has a minor cult following."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It may, in fact, be the ultimate cinematic two-headed cow -- except unlike a two-headed cow, The Apple truly is the strangest sight your eyes have ever beheld."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"If you believe in God, be prepared to question His existence, for no compassionate deity would ever allow such a monstrosity to be made (would He?)."
‑ Michael Dequina,
‑ Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
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