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If New York City has taught us anything, it’s that musical history repeats itself. So it should come as no surprise that two decades after the initial release of Get Crazy—Allan Arkush’s 1983 comedy about the production of a New Year’s Eve rock show—the film has unintentionally become as much a reflection of today’s New Wave revival as it is a spandex-and-glitter trip down nostalgia lane: Big business promoters continue to employ cutthroat methods in order to squeeze out independent venues, coked-up touring musicians still lose their motivation amid backstage orgies, and crowds of booze-addled adolescents keep pumping their fists for any well-dressed group of talentless turds who can keep a beat. Malcolm McDowell and Lou Reed both turn in memorable musical performances (as a glamorous Mick Jagger-esque rocker and a burned-out Bob Dylan type, respectively) but, ultimately, it’s Arkush’s experience as a former employee of Fillmore East that makes the film ring true—both as comedy and commentary. The film screens at 8 p.m. at Dr. Dremo’s Taphouse, 2001 Clarendon Boulevard., Arlington. $2 (suggested donation). (202) 736-1732. (Matthew Borlik)