A 2003 film starring Gina Gershon
as an aging punk musician in Los Angeles
. Also stars Drea de Matteo
, Lori Petty and Marc Blucas.
- Abusive Parents: Sally's.
- All Drummers Are Animals: See Big Brother Worship below. Sally herself is described as the result "if Shirley Temple and Keith Moon had a love child," while her brother's nickname IS Animal.
- Asshole Victim: Nick YMMV, but rather than have him arrested, it might be Disproportionate Retribution to tattoo Rapist on his forehead and dump him on the street.
- Big Brother Worship: Sally began playing drums because of her brother, Animal (named for the Muppet).
- Break the Cutie: Poor Sally.
- Bury Your Gays: Faith dies in a car accident. Averted in that Sally and the bisexual Jackie are fine.
- Excrement Statement: Jacki's response to the terrible contract her manager offers the band.
- Older than They Look/Hollywood Old: Examined and played straight. Jacki is 40 and "chasing a teenager's dream" of being a rock star. Some of the drama hinges on her being older than her bandmates and depressed because she never made it as a rock star. However, Gina Gershon (who was 40 at the time of filming) looks better than a lot of 25 year olds.
- Rape as Drama: Tracy's boyfriend's rape fantasies and his assault on Sally. Also the basis for their song "Every Six Minutes."
- The Rock Star: Subverted. Jacki went to LA to pursue her dream and never made it.
- Riot Grrrl: Mentioned in a discussion between Faith and Jacki.
- Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll: Lots of all three.
- Shout-Out: Plenty, to the LA punk scene and other stars such as Tina Turner.