Head-banging — 1980s style — makes a comeback with Mark Wahlberg as Chris, a lead singer wannabe who gets to live his wildest dream when he’s whisked from anonymity to being front man for Steel Dragon, the enormously popular metal band he worships.
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Inspired by the true story of Tim "Ripper" Owens who replaced Rob Halford in Judas Priest this film has good potential and uses real rockers in the supporting roles. Jennifer Aniston especially have that 80's look and look perfect as a beautiful groupie chick, but the film do everything "safe" and do this as a glamorous Hollywood version without all the drugs and sex that is needed for this sort of film.
Phew. It's very hard for me to imagine the people involved in this cliché-fest of a film reading the script and going: "hey! let's do this! this is gonna be great!" Is this movie a joke of some sort? Also the title?