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Prey for Rock & Roll Reviews

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September 30, 2003
The execution is as stale as the draft beer in some of the joints where the band entertains.
October 3, 2003
So far this year we've had the wussiest rock movie ever made, Garage Days, and now Prey for Rock 'n' Roll is the most depressing -- but in a bad way.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
June 14, 2005
| Original Score: 1.5/5
October 31, 2003
Despite all its angst and bitterness, Prey doesn't convey the pure appreciation of rock 'n' roll that goofy Jack Black embodies in School.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
October 16, 2003
Prey swaggers with attitude but can't help slipping on the suds.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 17, 2003
Though it becomes almost laughably melodramatic and wields just about every rock-movie cliche in the book, Gershon's latest holds interest, thanks to her fiercely committed and sexy performance.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
November 7, 2003
A rock drama that's hung over with inauthenticity.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 19, 2003
More bad things happen to these four women than one independent film can possibly carry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 21, 2007
Too bad the music sucks and the tale's flat as a board.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
October 22, 2003
There's enough melodrama here to top a movie-of- the-week marathon on Lifetime.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 2, 2003
Take an amateur playwright with an ax to grind, a novice director without the slightest idea of what he is doing and an actress who confuses sleaze with grittiness, and you have the makings of a first-rate flop.
Full Review | Original Score: D
June 22, 2003
It never rises above -- or below -- being merely pretty good.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 26, 2003
Strong work from Gershon and her co-stars is sometimes squandered in Alex Steyermark's feature directorial debut, which keeps a nice crashing beat but could have benefited from some smoother arrangement.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 3, 2003
Nothing drives the film, the dialogue is awful, and dramatic tensions are completely missed.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 17, 2003
More a string of set pieces than a coherent narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 22, 2003
What we want to see is these women onstage, strutting and posturing and kicking out the jams. Instead, we become waylaid in dramatic sidelines that serve little purpose.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 14, 2003
Why isn't Gina Gershon a bigger star?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 18, 2003
Aside from Ms. Gershon's performance (none of the other cast members actually played), there's little to elevate the music -- or the movie -- above cliché.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 5, 2004
While it gets a good deal of the background right, the picture stumbles in the dramatic department.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 2, 2004
Too much of a morbid soap opera to be any fun or truly dramatic.
| Original Score: 1/4
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