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We're Not Gonna Take It
Performed by Twisted Sister
Produced by 'Mark 'The Animal' Mendoza' (as Mark Mendoza) for JEDMA Associates
Written by Dee Snider (as D. Snider)
Administered by Zomba Music Publishing & Universal Music - Z Melodies on behalf of Snidest Music See more »
This film manages to capture some of the magic of the John Hughes 80's without being a complete re-hash. Most amazing is the well-rounded nature of the group cast. You get a picture of each of these people's lives. Hughes' movies always had an undercurrent of drama, pain and misfortune. The director/writer was at the screening I saw (at KIFF) and said the movie was loosely based on an 80's party she threw.
I felt that the movie did a great job of being nostalgic without going overboard, pulling in the anxiety of thirty-somethings who grew up on those 80's classics, and ends with you feeling strangely connected to the whole group. This party could happen in your house tonight, and along with it a good, if a little painful sometimes look back, and, by its conclusion, a realistic look at the ahead.
Hope this gets distributed to more screens so more people can enjoy it themselves. Penis pirate for life! -D
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