Vinyl
Vinyl (2012)

A group of aging rockers pull a fast one on the youth-obsessed music industry by hiring a group of photogenic teenagers as their stand ins, and releasing a scorching punk-pop single that rockets up the charts in this comedy inspired by… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 1, 2014
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

[Vinyl] begins to lose momentum once the focus shifts away from the hoax and onto a series of listless subplots pulling the film away from satire and into the realm of bloated family drama.

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Stefan Pape
HeyUGuys

Vinyl is a harmless bit of good fun, and although it's easy to pick holes, it tells a good story and remains under 90 minutes long.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

A curiosity piece which, on its own, will not be enough to spawn a punk revival.

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Paul Gallagher
The List

Peters' original prank made a valid point about the music industry's obsession with new artists, but Sugarman winds this story to a formulaic, feel good conclusion that feels more conforming than the punk spirit that inspired it.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Amiable, lightweight fun.

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