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Finally, Almost Famous For Idiots: Rock of Ages Trailer

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Trailers | April 3, 2012 | Comments ()

Here's the trailer for Rock of Ages:

Oh wow, a fantastic cast with fake hair singing old eighties songs. If I wanted to watch karaoke with artificial drama stapled on I'd already be watching "The American Voice X Idol Factor."

But, some might say, it's got such fantastic music. No. No it doesn't. See, I might be a musical heretic, but the one thing I do know is that there was no music between the death of Jimi Hendrix and the moment Kurt Cobain was handed a guitar by the Lady in the Lake. There was just sound that had the general form of music. And even if I were to concede that the music herein was worth listening to, I would just listen to the damned music instead of listening to covers by people who are not professional singers.

Oh, but the story, the story! Yeah I fell for that when I got dragged to Rent and Les Mis. Barring Joss Whedon, musicals cover about a paragraph of actual plot per hour. I may have woken up with shit in my cereal, but I'd rather watch another go around of Twilight than this.

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