Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
December 21, 2007
Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, drug use and language
In Columbia Pictures' new comedy "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story," co-written and produced by Judd Apatow ("Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby"; "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy") and co-written, produced, and directed by Jake Kasdan, John C. Reilly stars as the larger-than-life musician and songwriter Dewey Cox.
America loves Cox! But behind the music is the up-and-down-and-up-again story of a musician whose songs would change a nation. On his rock 'n roll spiral,...
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
was sure to be a box office hit following the huge successes of Knocked Up
earlier in 2007, despite its shaky previews. Ultimately, the poor marketing - or marketing's inability to properly capture the essence of Walk Hard
- resulted in the resounding failure of the movie, even though critics showered the quirky comedy with praises. Now out on DVD, I finally got around to watching the film, and I must say I agree with the masses.
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