A former heavy-metal star (Gary Cole) tries to keep his past a secret from his family and friends while he rehearses for a reunion concert.

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A former heavy-metal star (Gary Cole) tries to keep his past a secret from his family and friends while he rehearses for a reunion concert.

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Cute Made for Television Movie
11 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked "Pop Rocks." It was an enjoyable way to spend two hours watching with the family.

Gary Cole is terrific as the straightlaced husband, father and employee whom we meet in the beginning of the movie. During the course of the movie, he makes a slow, literally painful, change into the person he used to be: an '80s rock star named "Dagger" who was the lead singer for one of the "big hair" band "Rock Toxin." There are a few very funny scenes, mostly involving the Cole and his concert dress and stage moves from the old days. Watching him and the rest of the band trying to get their moves, style and sound back is hysterical

I do recommend this movie as a fun way to pass some time.


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