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Blow

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Blow

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
124 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/06/01
performer:
Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp, Rachel Griffiths, Ray Liotta, Jordi Molla, Franka Potente, Paul Reubens
director:
Ted Demme
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Nick Cassavetes, David McKenna
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

A young but venerable-sounding New Zealand guitar band, Straitjacket Fits jumps back and forth between moodily atmospheric pop songs and revved-up rockers, coming across like a hybrid of Television and the Hollies. And with songs like ”Sycamore” and ”Spacing,” Blow achieves the magic so many alternative albums try for but so few truly conjure. Try ’em on.