I just saw the movie
The Runaways – the
(semi) true life sex,
drugs & rock and roll
saga of The Runaways, the pioneering all-girl
band from the 1970s.
It's a compelling story,
offering some stellar
performances from an
I thought it was a very good movie, but I didn't love it quite to the extent Gail did. I'm a longtime Runaways fan and I know their story very well. Perhaps too well. I thought the stories as presented in the film kinda blurred together and they could have been a bit better defined. How did the band get from all of the "Point A's" to "Point B's." Oh sure, I know, but did the 16-year-old Twilight fan who came to see the newest Kristen Stewart flick get it?
|Me and Cherie Currie (LA 1990)|
I also got a kick out of the tribute "nod" to legendary radio DJ, Rodney Bingenheimer. It was a shame though, that such a longtime iconic figure on the LA scene was so quickly glossed over.
But over all I liked the movie and I give it four out of five gold (over priced) boxes of Raisinets!
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