On the edge of the 30th anniversary of punk rock, Punk's Not Dead takes you into the sweaty underground clubs, backyard parties, recording studios, and yes, shopping malls and stadium shows... See full summary »
Peter and Chris, two young American friends in their late 20s, go from South Dakota to California on a scooter, and as they travel across the American landscape they see their country ... See full summary »
Michael A. Goorjian,
The Invisible Life of Thomas Lynch' is a dark comedy about a lonely small time hit man. Shot documentary style, the film reveals a pathetically empty and misguided man and the callousness ... See full summary »
Two punks live in Salt Lake City. The film covers their all-day routine. The realism of the character-narrated movie may be discussed. One of the punks gets ill, stays in hospital for three weeks, comes out again. Three parties are covered and one concert including a fight between punks, rednecks and others.Written by
Matthew Lillard's character, Stevo was originally to have bleached blond hair. However, when getting the bleach job, the peroxide burned Lillard's scalp, leaving a hideous mess. Dying his hair blue was a way of hiding it. See more »
When Heroin Bob is in the doctor's office to have his hand examined, his ring is on his middle finger, but on the X-ray (visible behind him) it is on his ring finger. See more »
Now you see the problem with water beds is that they have these waves like this,
[makes motions of waves with hands]
Right? But you see this water bed is special,
[draws his hands across the bed]
, you see? It has no waves.
Why didn't you just get a normal bed... that has no waves?
But this HAS no waves.
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Performed by The Stooges
Written by David Alexander (as David M. Alexander), Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton), Scott Asheton & Iggy Pop
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Published by Bug Music (BMI) & Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
o/b/o/ Itself & Stooge Staffel Music (BMI) See more »
Anyone who has spent time in the American punk underground will find many points of reference in SLC Punk. The film is an amazingly realistic portrayal of the suburban punk subculture. All the issues are here: poseurs, sell outs, authenticity, straight edge, rebellion, boredom...and of course the perennial problem of whether mods and punks can get along! I can't recommend this gem strongly enough.
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