The Rocker – Voll der (S)Hit (2008)

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The Rocker – Voll der (S)Hit: Directed by Peter Cattaneo. With Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Josh Gad. In the 1980s, a drummer is abandoned by his band just before they become rock superstars. Twenty years later, the drummer sees his second chance at stardom arise when he is asked to perform with his teenage nephew’s high school rock band.

“Saw the movie with very low expectations…but was surprised.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eI mean seriously, i thought this movie was going to be completely lame, and i was just waiting for that one u0026quot;stupidu0026quot; moment that defined the movie as a complete Flop,etc. But to my surprise, the movie just seemed to keep getting better! (especially the beginning, with Rain Wilson chasing after his ex-band mates in the van, WOW, i literally almost fell out of my chair! I love unpredictable crazy moments like that…and this movie was full of them…..)u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eIm a huge fan of Rain Wilson, and I KNOW heu0026#39;s an underdog actor who is not being used to his full potential.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eI just LOVE how his character is throughout the movie, heu0026#39;s just got this whole Jack-Black meets Dwight(from the Office) thing going on! He does a very good job of portraying a kind of washed up crazy rock star, yet still very sharp and witty at times….he just seems to be able to switch them on and off during the movie.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eOverall this movie was A lot better than i thought, had a very good rock flow to it, yet positive mood.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eIf you see this movie, go into it NOT expecting much!(just like the trailers make you think) Youu0026#39;ll be most likely surprised by all the witty funny moments that just flare out of nowhere!u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003e—–u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eTHE GOOD – u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003e-Rain Wilson is VERY funny -He does a good job acting, u0026quot;The Officeu0026quot; fans will like it -Movie has a decent positive storyline IMO -The costumes were PRICELESS -The faces Rain makes, and his quotes were excellent..(not quite as weird/good as the Office, but definitely good enough.) -Alot of unpredictable little quick moments and quotes!u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eTHE BAD -u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003e-I couldnu0026#39;t stand the borderline EMO sounding songs the band played thru-out the movie sometimes!(although Rain was still his hardcore self and never missed a friggin beat!) -The storyline just suddenly moves REAL FAST…then all of a sudden slows back down to normal speed….like how they suddenly get a record contract,etc….”


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