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- Jacob Hall
17 years after writer-director James Merendino explored the Utah punk scene in the cult classic Slc Punk!, the filmmaker has returned for his long-awaited follow-up Punk's Dead: Slc Punk 2. The film will be released in select theaters from February 11 through February 15 via Tugg, before debuting on Digital Download February 16 and DVD, VOD and Digital HD March 8. To get fans ready for this long-awaited sequel, Cinedigm has provided us with an exclusive clip, featuring original stars Devon Sawa and James Duval reprising their roles as Sean and John the Mod.
James Merendino returns to the wild world of Salt Lake City punk's underground with his new feature Punk's Dead: Slc Punk 2. Garnering a fan following, along with an Independent Spirit Award nomination, for his 1999 cult hit Slc Punk!, Merendino's highly anticipated follow-up was partially financed by a highly successful Indiegogo campaign. Punk's Dead: Slc Punk 2 will be available exclusively »
“In a country of lost souls rebellion comes hard. But in a religiously oppressive city, where half it’s population isn’t even of that religion, it comes like fire!”
Slc Punk! screens Wednesday night February 3rd at Schlafly Bottleworks at 8pm
Last month at Webster University’s Strange Brew Film series, we went back in time to 1976. This month, we go back to 1985 for a look at punk rockers adrift in a city of confounding religious values.
Writer-director James Merendino’s Slc Punk! (made in 1998) is a tour through Salt Lake City through the eyes of two punks, Stevo (Mathew Lillard), an intellectual punk rocker devoted to anarchy and Heroin Bob (Michael Goorjian) circa 1985. Stevo makes it clear early that Heroin Bob’s name is ironic for the fact that he is petrified of drugs, needles in particular. Stevo narrates the movie in the style of a documentary about punks in the Utah area, »
- Tom Stockman
3 items from 2016
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