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Lovedolls Superstar (1986)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 16 April 2005 (Argentina)
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Jennifer Schwartz ...
Steve McDonald ...
Rainbow Tramaine (as Steven McDonald)
Janet Housden ...
Kim Pilkington ...
Alexandria 'Cheetah' Axethrasher
Jeffrey McDonald ...
Carl Celery (as Jeff McDonald)
Tracy Marshak-Nash ...
Patricia Ann Cloverfield (as Tracy Lea)
Michael F. Glass ...
Matt Dylan
Bob Moss ...
Slim Crowley
Hilary Rubens ...
Bunny Tremelo
Jello Biafra ...
Mr. President
Victoria Peterson ...
Jeannie (as Vicki Peterson)
Jordan Schwartz ...
Jeannie Brooks ...
Okia / Sadie / Zwonga Jong
Sky Saxon ...
Himself
Brother Awest ...
The Preacher
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The Climb Back Up From The Bottom Is A Trip You Will Never Forget

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References Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Blues for the Dolls
Written by Mario Lalli (as M. Lalli)
Performed by Mario Lalli
Bloodonion Music BMI
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"Desperate Teenage Lovedolls" was an entertaining cult film, but its sequel outdoes it in every department
16 January 2007 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

"Desperate Teenage Lovedolls" was an entertaining cult film, but its sequel outdoes it in every department. The pacing is much better, the gags are funnier, and the satire is much more dead-on. This was one of the best satires on the music industry ever made and its a shame it never received the recognition it deserved (not even a cult following). This is one of the ultimate punk rock movies also. If you have any interest at all in the 80s hardcore scene in LA, this is a must see.

What makes it work so well? The humor this time around is much more hilarious. There are many classic moments in the film and it never slows down. Even though its a half hour longer than "Desperate Teenage Lovedolls", its much quicker. The satire is overall more skewed and directed, especially the absolutely brilliant Bruce Springsteen parody. Additionally, the budget is much higher (if still low). While "Desperate Teenage Lovedolls" was filmed for $250, this had a budget of $10,000. Fortunately, the home-movie charm is still there. Add to all this nice cameos from Garage Rock legend Sky Saxon (from The Seeds) and Dead Kennedys front-man / head of Alternative Tentacles Jello Biafra, and you have a cult gem! (8/10)


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