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Movie Review: 'Sunset Strip'

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Sunset Strip

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Jeff Conaway, Michelle Foreman
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D+

Not to be confused with a recent, more famous ’70s rock & roll coming-of-age story, Sunset Strip follows a group of young Angelenos — including Adam Goldberg as an Afro-addled music-biz wannabe, and Friel as a starstruck clothing designer — for a 24-hour stint on the film’s titular drag. But the combination of scenery-chewing performances (Jared Leto as a twangy rock idol is particularly irritating) and Altmanesque supporting-character overkill makes for a rock flick so dull, it’s almost shameless. C-

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