Scumrock (2004)

Counterculture auteur Jon Moritsugu takes potshots at the San Francisco Bay Area underground rock community in this award-winning deadpan comedy. Wannabe filmmaker Miles (Kyp Malone) and aging rocker Roxxy (Amy Davis) are on the verge of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 5, 2004
DVD Release Date: January 1, 1998
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Los Angeles Times

As fast and energetic as it is funny.

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Ted Shen
Chicago Reader

The characters in this video, denizens of the San Francisco art fringe, seem like they're heavily sedated.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide

Moritsugu's ending pulls his two major story lines to a surprisingly poignant close.

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Ken Eisner

Will only rock the worlds of similarly youthful boho types on alt-cinema sideroutes.

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Edward Crouse
Village Voice

Gripping, strangely beautiful, and poignant.

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Darrin Keene
Film Threat

Comes off as a tired rehashing of the director's '90s-era DIY creations.

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Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly

This is a quick-witted, smartly poignant effort from someone who's earned his indie cred and has hit upon a rich new vein for counterculture comedy: slacker desperation.

E! Online

How wonderfully trashy.

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Jason Anderson

An alternately acerbic and affectionate comedy.

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