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Sugar Town

Sugar Town (1999)

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Average Rating: 5.9/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 3

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Ten years after Allison Anders and Kurt Voss collaborated on Border Radio, a gritty and evocative look at life along the margins of the L.A. punk rock scene, the two have reunited for another look at the California music biz, this time aiming their sights considerably higher up the ladder. Sugar Town follows the interconnected lives of a handful of power brokers, wanna-bes and has-beens. Gwen (Jade Gordon), a self-centered would-be rock star who will do anything to further her career, is working

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All Critics (44) | Top Critics (15) | Fresh (16) | Rotten (8)

The filmmakers had their finger on the pulse of their characters, it's only too bad they couldn't have made the unwieldy narrative tighter.

April 20, 2006 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A bittersweet comedy about some middle-aged over-the-hill rockers.

March 4, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Breaks new ground in the way it so sympathetically looks at its loony leading characters.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

A fun, if lightweight, romp.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
TheMovieReport.com

strums a strong steady beat that might get you swaying, but lacks enough bass action to prompt a boogie.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card
Hollywood Report Card

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An interesting movie.
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