Rock ‘n’ Roll Week III: Round Up

Hey, dude. Never say never. So goes another “Rock ‘n’ Roll Week” in the can. If you’re here expecting our insights on Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman or Rock of Ages, then you’ve come to the wrong website. Really, you should know us better by now.

Let’s rock and round ’em up, mijo. Turn it up and twist it off.

Image courtesy of Wall Paper Cave/Banner by R.D Francis/type by PicFont.

The reviews:

After Party Massacre (2011)
Angel, Angel Down We Go, aka Cult of the Damned (1969)
A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)
Bandwagon (1997)
Black & Blue: Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult (1981)
Belcebu (2005)
Burst City (1982)
California Girls: The Motion Picture (1983)
Concrete Angels (1987)
The Colors of Infinity, aka Fractals: The Colors of Infinity (1995)
Cucumber Castle (1970)
Death by Stereo (2024)
Electric Dragon 80,000 V (2001)
The Face with Two Left Feet (1979)
Forty Acre Feud (1965)
Hail Caesar (1994)
Hellbent (1988)
Immortal (1995)
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
The Jazz Singer (1980)
Kentucky Jubilee (1951)
Ladies and Gentleman: The Fabulous Stains (1982)
La Discoteca (1983)
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Lydia Lunch: The War Is Never Over (2021)
Music (2021)
No Code of Conduct (1998)
Pajama Party (1964)
Possums (1998)
Punk Rock (1977)
Punks Os Filhos da Noite (1982)
The Red Right Hand (2001)
Rockin’ Road Trip (1985)
Rock ‘N Roll Cop (1994)
Schemers (2020)
Screwball Hotel (1988)
She’s Allergic to Cats (2020)
Summer Job (1989)
Splitz (1982)
Square Dance Jubilee (1949)
Thunder Alley (1985)
Touch (1997)
The Urge to Kill (1989)
Varieties on Parade (1951)
Vibrations (1996)
Vinyl Dolls (2002)
Yesterday (2019)
Zachariah (1971)

And our features:

The Beatles Influence on Film: Part 1
The Beatles Influence on Film: Part 2
The Beatles Influence on Film: Part 3
Exploring: The Films of Don Kirshner
Exploring: Neil Merryweather on Film

You can catch up with all of the movies we reviewed during our previous “Rock ‘n’ Roll Week” blow outs I and II back in July 2020 and September 2020.

And there’s more reviews to discover with these features:

Drive-In Friday: Elvis Racing Night
Drive-In Friday: Fast & Furious ’50s Style Night
Drive-In Friday: Heavy Metal Horror Night
Drive-In Friday: Movie Punks
Drive-In Friday: Musician Slashers Night
Drive-In Friday: Rock, Rock, Rock
Drive-In Saturday: Punk Night II
Drive-In Friday: USA’s Night Flight . . . Night!

Exploring: Eddie Van Halen on Film
Exploring: 50 Gen-X Grunge Films of the Alt-Rock ‘90s
Exploring: The Films of Tawny Kitaen
Exploring: Movies Based on Songs
Exploring: Radio Stations on Film
Exploring: Ten Bands (and More) Made Up for Movies

No False Metal Week
Messed Up and Musical Week
Ten Band Cameos in Movies

“Heavy Metal Movies”
During the last week of May/first of June 2021, we paid homage to the late Mike McPadden with a week of movies that appear in his book, Heavy Metal Movies. If you love your metal, you’ll love these movies.

Another of Mike’s great film reference guides is Teen Movie Hell.

Billy Jack (1971)
Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993)
Bordello of Blood (1996)
Caligula (1979)
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Detroit Metal City (2008)
The Devils (1971)
Dredd (2012)
Electric Dragon 80,000 V (2001)
Escape from New York (1981)
Excalibur (1981)
Faces of Death (1978)
Faster Pussycat, Kill, Kill! (1965)
Heavy Metal (1981)
Slaughterhouse Rock (1988)
Evil Dead (1981)
The Manitou (1978)
They Live (1988)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Videodrome (1983)

Will there be a “Rock ‘n’ Roll Week IV”? No sleep ’til Squirrel Hill, baby . . . see you in 2022!

About the Authors:
Sam Panico is the founder, Chief Cook and Bottle Washer, and editor-in-chief of B&S About Movies. You can visit him on Lettebox’d.
R.D Francis is the grease bit scrubber, dumpster pad technician, and staff writer at B&S About Movies. You can visit him on Facebook.
Jennifer Upton is a floater and swing-shift QWERTY warrior at the B&S Bar ‘n’ Grill and an American (non-werewolf) writer and editor based in London. You can visit her at

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