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Your Name Here (2008)

| Comedy, Music | 2008 (USA)
The story of two teen boys, Jordan and Mike, and their quest to start a garage band. They recruit a female bass player, a British drummer and an accidental egg player - all adults - as the ... See full summary »

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Dawn the Bass Player
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Grandpa Llyn
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Jordan (as Jordan Halpern)
Seth Kanor ...
Sammy the Manager
Michael McTaggert ...
Mike
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Leila (as Allie Olson)
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Henry the Egg Player
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Sam the Manager
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Ryan the Booking Manager
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The story of two teen boys, Jordan and Mike, and their quest to start a garage band. They recruit a female bass player, a British drummer and an accidental egg player - all adults - as the boys struggle to balance summer school, nosy parents, and a pair of bumbling two-bit managers who want to control the band. A coming of age family musical with all original songs written and performed by the lead actors, Your Name Here is an inspiration for kids who believe anything is possible. Written by Tamar Halpern

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Two kids, two guitars, one rock n roll dream. As long as they finish their homework.

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Comedy | Music

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This film was a mother/son collaboration. Tamar Halpern wrote and directed and Jordan Halpern Schwartz wrote the music and acted. Tamar also cameos as "Jordan's mom" - not a huge stretch. See more »

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Indie Rock + Silver Lake = Hip Movie
17 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was looking for a movie about young musicians and stumbled upon this great independent flick via a recommendation by a fellow musician. Being a native to Los Angeles, I recognized a lot of the film locations they used in this movie, and not the obvious ones, (a la: The Capital Building, Mann's Chinese Theater and the odd costumed ones who hang in front...) which made it more personal to me. Especially all of the Silver Lake shots! This flick has a great soundtrack, touching moments and some comical funny business that you don't want to miss (Sam and Sammy?!?! Come on...When do THEY get their spin-off flick?!) I would recommend this sweet and funny movie to a whole span of people, young and old alike. And if you are a native to Southern California or a musician who has "made it" or trying to, it would be worth a viewing...even with your mom.


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