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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Jeff's mother uses a pastor to get her son off rock music, which ends up making him a loony fundamentalist that berates her for watching soap operas.


You can watch it [[https://youtu.be/02uBmTOTa4U here]].


A Christian propaganda film about the evils of rock music. Jeff Sims is put under contract by a preacher to give up rock music for two weeks, and research whether or not it's good for him as a Christian. Jeff takes him up on it, and soon ends up alienating everyone in sight as he becomes increasingly "fanatical".

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A fundumentalist Christian propaganda film about the evils of rock music. Jeff Sims is put under contract by a preacher to give up rock music for two weeks, and research whether or not it's good for him as a Christian. Jeff takes him up on it, and soon ends up alienating everyone in sight as he becomes increasingly "fanatical".


A Christian fundamentalist propaganda film about the evils of rock music. Jeff Sims is put under contract by a preacher to give up rock music for two weeks, and research whether or not it's good for him as a Christian. Jeff takes him up on it, and soon ends up alienating everyone in sight as he becomes increasingly "fanatical".

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A Christian fundamentalist Christian propaganda film about the evils of rock music. Jeff Sims is put under contract by a preacher to give up rock music for two weeks, and research whether or not it's good for him as a Christian. Jeff takes him up on it, and soon ends up alienating everyone in sight as he becomes increasingly "fanatical".


* SexIsEvil: By the end of the film, Jeff has adopted this mentality. He tells his mother that soap operas are nothing but "sex with commercials" and attacks songs for having sexually suggestive lyrics.

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* SexIsEvil: By the end of the film, Jeff has adopted this mentality. He tells his mother that soap operas are nothing but "sex with commercials" and attacks songs for having sexually suggestive titles and lyrics.


->''This is a movie about a kid whose love for music is transmorphed into something quote-unquote evil by his paranoid parents until he is turned into a [[TheFundamentalist raving, bigoted fanatic]] [[EsotericHappyEnding who loses his friends, his personality, and any sense of independence]]. You can make your point without writing off [[TheNewRockAndRoll an entire genre of music]] as [[RottenRockAndRoll a tool of devil-worshiping, drug abusing homosexuals]]; that makes you sound [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell fucking crazy]], especially when [[ProofByExamples your examples]] [[CriticalResearchFailure are debunked]].''

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->''This is a movie about a kid whose love for music is transmorphed into something quote-unquote evil by his paranoid parents until he is turned into a [[TheFundamentalist raving, bigoted fanatic]] [[EsotericHappyEnding who loses his friends, his personality, and any sense of independence]]. You can make your point without writing off [[TheNewRockAndRoll an entire genre of music]] as [[RottenRockAndRoll a tool of devil-worshiping, devil-worshipping, drug abusing homosexuals]]; that makes you sound [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell fucking crazy]], especially when [[ProofByExamples your examples]] [[CriticalResearchFailure are debunked]].''


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* SexIsEvil: By the end of the film, Jeff has adopted this mentality. He tells his mother that soap operas are nothing but "sex with commercials" and attacks songs for having sexually suggestive lyrics.

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You can watch it [[https://youtu.be/02uBmTOTa4U here]].


You can watch it [[https://youtu.be/6syKZB6SyHg here]].


->''This is a movie about a kid whose love of music is transmorphed into something quote-unquote evil by his paranoid parents until he is turned into a [[TheFundamentalist raving, bigoted fanatic]] who loses his friends, his personality, and any sense of independence. You can make your point without writing off [[TheNewRockAndRoll an entire genre of music]] as [[RottenRockAndRoll a tool of devil-worshiping, drug abusing homosexuals]]; that makes you sound [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell fucking crazy]], especially when [[ProofByExamples your examples]] [[CriticalResearchFailure are debunked]].''

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->''This is a movie about a kid whose love of for music is transmorphed into something quote-unquote evil by his paranoid parents until he is turned into a [[TheFundamentalist raving, bigoted fanatic]] [[EsotericHappyEnding who loses his friends, his personality, and any sense of independence.independence]]. You can make your point without writing off [[TheNewRockAndRoll an entire genre of music]] as [[RottenRockAndRoll a tool of devil-worshiping, drug abusing homosexuals]]; that makes you sound [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell fucking crazy]], especially when [[ProofByExamples your examples]] [[CriticalResearchFailure are debunked]].''



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->''This is a movie about a kid whose love of music is transmorphed into something quote-unquote evil by his paranoid parents until he is turned into a [[TheFundamentalist raving, bigoted fanatic]] who loses his friends, his personality, and any sense of independence. You can make your point without writing off [[TheNewRockAndRoll an entire genre of music]] as [[RottenRockAndRoll a tool of devil-worshiping, drug abusing homosexuals]]; that makes you sound [[EveryoneIsSatanInHell fucking crazy]], especially when [[ProofByExamples your examples]] [[CriticalResearchFailure are debunked]].''
-->-- '''Creator/BradJones''', [[WebVideo/DVDRHell reviewing]] the movie.


* TwoDecadesBehind: This came out in 1982, long after the Christian backlash against rock music had become a joke in all but the most fundamentalist circles (which Jeff's church clearly isn't). Almost all of the songs Jeff cites are from the '70s as well.

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* TwoDecadesBehind: This came out in 1982, long after the Christian backlash against rock music had become a joke in all but the most fundamentalist circles (which Jeff's church clearly isn't). Almost all of the songs Jeff cites are from the '70s as well.well, though album rock remained popular well into the 1980s.

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You can watch it [[https://youtu.be/6syKZB6SyHg here]].


* TwoDecadesBehind: This came out in 1982, long after the Christian backlash against rock music had become a joke in all but the most fundamentalist circles (which Jeff's church clearly isn't). Almost all of the songs Jeff cites are from the '60s as well.

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* TwoDecadesBehind: This came out in 1982, long after the Christian backlash against rock music had become a joke in all but the most fundamentalist circles (which Jeff's church clearly isn't). Almost all of the songs Jeff cites are from the '60s '70s as well.


* TheNewRockAndRoll: The entire film is basically the tract "The music Kids These Days are listening to is evil!" in movie form.

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* TheNewRockAndRoll: The entire film is basically the tract "The music Kids These Days are listening to is evil!" in movie form. Well the music their parents listened to at that age anyway, thanks to TwoDecadesBehind.

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* TheNewRockAndRoll: The entire film is basically the tract "The music Kids These Days are listening to is evil!" in movie form.


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* RottenRockAndRoll: According to the film, ''all'' "rock music" endorses evil.
* SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll: Rock music's association with this trope doesn't do it any favors with Jeff and his church.

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