Film Director Allan Moyle, who brought you the hits "Empire Records" (1995) and "Pump Up The Volume" (1990), joins up with four other diabetic candidates in exploring the phenomenon of "... See full summary »
Two girls run away from a mental institution and forge a relationship on the streets of New York. They soon begin enjoying their punk-rock life until the powers that be start nosing around, looking for them, unsettling their already delicate mental states. Will the Sleez Sisters be torn apart? Or will they tear themselves apart? Written by
According to the Thorn-EMI Australian video release sleeve notes by Marjorie Bilbow, the film was "Made on location in the tough areas of New York, in streets lined with porno cinemas, sex shops and shady clubs". See more »
In the ambulance, Pamela Pearl turns the volume knob but the volume of the music does not change. See more »
I watched the whole movie on YouTube and thought this is actually really entertaining. The critics complained about it being overblown. I disagree... The script is a bit patchy in places, same with the direction, but I've seen a lot worse, believe me. The soundtrack was what made this movie, it was fantastic. I prefer classical music, but this music was good because of the content and it was catchy.
The performances were really good also. Tim Curry is really cool as Johnny LaGuardia, who sort of succumbs to a change of heart. One minute he is all wild, then he is comforting Pamela. The girl who played Pamela was also convincing, though not as good as her co-star Robin Johnson, who was easily the best actress in the movie. Their scenes while corny at times were on the most part touching. When Nicki suffers a breakdown, I had tears in her eyes, because she was so convincing. Why is she no longer acting?
One thing that gets me mad, Why is the rating so low? It isn't actually that bad. Sure it mayn't be to everyone's taste but it is definitely the most underrated of the 1980s movies.
7/10 in respect to the players. Bethany Cox (I wish I could give it higher but I've only seen it once)
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