De documentaire Show ‘em What You’re Made Of over het twintigjarig bestaan van The Backstreet Boys werd eenmalig vertoond in zeventien Nederlandse bioscopen. De film neemt de kijkers mee op het hobbelige pad dat de band de afgelopen twee decennia heeft afgelegd.
What is it like, to be in a boy band for 20(some) years? ‘It’s manufactured, like Pinocchio, but even he turned into a real boy’ – we hear Nick Carter say in Show ‘m what your made of, the documentary that takes us along on a trip that shows how the Backstreet Boys turned into real boys.
Do you dream or doubt about a (future) career in academia? Then you only have to ask yourself
one question: Do you like writing?
The Backstreet Boys have a movie coming up: about the band’s adventures and development over the past 20 years. At the end of January (US) and February (UK & Europe) you’ll get a chance to see this in your local movie theatre.
… Or even a step further: Why do they faint at concerts? Or just behave the way they behave (screaming – fainting – dancing)?
One of the classic questions/remarks you hear when researching fans is: So, you’re studying these screaming girls?
A reflection on the Fan Studies Network Conference 2014, in London: what is the current status quo in fan research?