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The Runaways (film)

10 Ratings: 2.5
The 2009 biopic about the infamous all-girl punk band.

Via imdb website      The Runaways (Neon Angels) is based on lead-singer Cherie Currie's book 'Neon Angel' - a reflection of her experiences as a rock star, but also delivering a strong anti-drug warning to teens and others. … see full wiki

Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 9, 2010
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about The Runaways (film)
review by . June 06, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Their appeal was by no means elusive. Assembled by one of the most notorious hitmakers of popular music's brief history, five teenage girls (three among them at least as comely as canorously deft) performed and recorded jagged, chugging rock music that gushed aimless, exuberant sex and rebellion. During their 44-month existence, The Runaways teased, smoked, snorted, drank and rocked a course through hundreds of venues in the United States, United Kingdom and continental Europe to exuberant fans …
review by . March 25, 2011
A while ago I stumbled across a link to The Runaways soundtrack.  That day  I sat and listened as it repeated.   I could not get enough of the music.  The release of the music video, "Cherry Bomb" gave me a sneak peak of some of the expected film footage and got me excited, so excited I had to see the film.  Unfortunately, for me, the only highlights of this film was the soundtrack and observing the obscure crowd that attended the screening.    …
Quick Tip by . November 09, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
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Ultimately I wasn't surprised by what I thought of this film. Nor was I disappointed, though my expectations weren't very high. While Kirsten Stewart is fantastic as Joan Jett, Dakota Fanning just wasn't believable as Cherie Currie. It also didn't help that the film gives no focus to the other members of the band. Hello, Lita Ford was in The Runaways and she's barely mentioned here. In addition, the screenplay reinvents much of the real story and somehow the true punk rock essence …
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