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Rock and Roll: The Movie

USA 2016
produced by
Jethro Rothe-Kushel, Philip M. Cohen (executive) for Rocking and Rolling Productions, Saddle Ranch Productions
directed by Darren Dowler
starring Darren Dowler, Clark Koelsch, Vince Corazza, Chip Bent, Daniel Laney, Mara Marini, Bill Oberst jr, Cindy Merrill, Kammy Burnett, Allene Quincy, Dianne Perry, Raina Dowler, Anne McDaniels, Steffanie Siebrand, Shawn Parikh, Sam Cohen, Kate Cohen, Brent Williams, Patrick M.J. Finerty, Jeff Daly, Stevie Mack, Jonas Garvin, Michael Patrick Larson, Chris Smith, Tanner Thomason, Dorian Cedars, Claudia Reame, Jon Morgan Woodward, Ben Harjo, Alexis Amore, Jack Nolan, Larry Marko, Bernard Skibben, Dalton Kropp, Dorothy Sinclair, Philip M. Cohen, Damian Beard, Randi Howell, Elvis Winterbottom, Ethan Michael, Given Life, Victoria Masina, Tyler Holfman, Randy Radloff
written and music by Darren Dowler

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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David (Clark Koelsch) is a country boy coming to the big city and try and make it as a music agent. He has read all about the subject, so he figures he's cut out for the job, but fact is he knows little about the actual people working in the business - like William Smythe (Daniel Laney), a slimey top agent who's more interested in banging his talent than actually signing artists though. David wants to learn from Smythe, but he isn't interested ... until he sees David's vintage convertible. Now he is interested, and bets David can't get a "top act" a record deal in four months. David enthusiastically signs on - and feels crushed when he learns that "top act" is the local drunk Steve Taylor (Darren Dowler), who sure enough was a promising artist 20 years ago, but now he's all washed up, and only his drinking buddies Bill (Vince Corazza) and Ted (Chip Bent) see to it that he doesn't fall completely off the rail - but manage only barely. First when David introduces himself to Steve then, he's promptly chased away, as Steve was burnt by an agent once (and no prize goes to whoever guesses who that agent was) and now doesn't want to have to do anything with that kind of people. It's only when Steve sees his little son (Sam Cohen) is about to give up on his dreams because his stepdad told him that he sees how he has wasted his own life that he wants to get back in the saddle, even if that means to cut back on his drinking. Of course, getting Steve back in shape almost kills him, but his voice and skills on the guitar are still top-notch - and so, David manages to set up a big concert that's going to mark Steve's comeback ... and nobody at all shows up. Of course that's thanks to Smythe's sabotage, but crying over that is like crying over spilt milk. David has only two and a half more weeks, and still nothing to show ... until he hears about a "battle of the bands" with a record contract promised to the winner, on the very day David's four months expire. Of course, Steve has the talent (and now also the sobriety) to win - but Smythe still has some aces up his sleeve ...

Horror fave Bill Oberst jr plays a barman who's never short of advice - but hilariously enough that advice is only rarely to the point.


Now despite Rock and Roll: The Movie's writer/director/star Darren Dowler having been involved in the music industry for quite some decades, this is by no means a movie that gives you an insider's look behind the scenes of the musicworld - instead it's a silly comedy and never aspires to be anything more ... but it is great fun at what it is, 90 minutes to just lean back in your seat and have a good time, with pretty cool (old school rock) music, jokes that aren't always high on political correctness and/or are in bad taste, and plenty of bare boobs to accompany everything. Basically, a near-perfect party movie, actually!


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