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Brian Epstein Biopic Coming Soon

by Mark Cartwright

Everything "Beatle" has been put under the microscope.  Want to know who played what on which song on what day, and why?  There's a book on that, probably written by someone who didn't even live within a thousand miles of Abby Road studios.  A lot of is, of course, like the documentary on the Beatles' secretary, is useless information, but marketable because of the Fab Four.  However, this one does interest me.  A biopic about Brian Epstein, their manager could be a good one.  The Fifth Beatle will provide insight into Brian's personal life.  Most Beatle fans know that Brian was the owner of a chain of record stores, that he saw the Beatles at the Cavern Club and became their manager, that he was gay, and that he died of an overdose.  The Fifth Beatle promises to dive deeper into Brian Epstein's life, and for Beatle fanatics, it should be a good film.

Photo By Jennifer Boyer (Flickr: Brian Epstein's music store) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons