Phantom of the Paradise

Phantom of the Opera? No. It’s “Phantom of the Paradise” on Hindsight is Horrifying

Today we end our malformed Halloween season with a look at Brian De Palma’s trippy musical extravaganza, “Phantom of the Paradise.” Before Andrew Lloyd Weber gave the world his lesser-known version of Leroux’s famous novel, the bell-bottomed population of the 1970s was subjected to this prog/folk acid trip. The plot concerns a weird and disturbing composer who is maimed and …