[Seen at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival]
"You made them, America. What did you expect?"
This film affected me, man.
I was not familiar with the true story of Brian Deneke, but had we lived in the same town, our paths might've crossed. I was born seven years later, but I grew up going to punk rock shows in Birmingham at Cave 9 and the Boiler Room and the Two-Way and anywhere that would have us. I didn't dress quite like Brian and his crew, but I had friends that did, and I know they were judged in the same way.
So the story here (with an excellent script behind it) had me gripped from the get-go. Thankfully, the filmmaking…