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Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny (film review)


Film: Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny
Year: 2006
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Directed By: Liam Lynch
Starring: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed
About: To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXxQFMG86HA

My Review:
Having not seen Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny for years I couldn't resist giving this a watch and I completely forgot just how good this movie was and how much it did make me laugh.

The film is about JB who moves to Hollywood to try and meet the other half of what would be later called Tenacious D and how they came to be, when trying to win an open mic night however they realise that they need some new material and go after the pick of destiny which is held in the Rock and Roll museum.

I thought that this film brilliantly showed the way in which JB and Kyle started Tenacious D and their musical careers while also making the audience laugh through a lot of this movie. I thought that this film was real in the way that both Kyle and JB acted and made it a lot more relateable for the people watching the film. With songs throughout the film as well in different area's it brought the film more together and did bring the band really into the film and did have me singing along with some of the songs in which I knew. Not only this but with having the devil at the ending it is brilliantly leading up to the song Tribute which is not however in this movie but shows what the video is based off of. I thought that the drug use within the film wasn't overdone and didn't take away from the movie either which was a great addition as it showed how it helped to focus their music rather than take it away from them.

I would recommend this film to those who are fans of the band Tenacious D and those who are fans of Jack Black. I would also recommend for those who like comedy movies and those who like music based films to also give this a watch. I will definitely be seeing this movie again. 

My Rating: 4/5 


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