Rock & Rule (25th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]

April 2, 2018 - Comment

In this acclaimed, animated rock and roll feature, Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary super rocker, obsessed with an evil experiment, Mok plans to use Angel’s voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke

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In this acclaimed, animated rock and roll feature, Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary super rocker, obsessed with an evil experiment, Mok plans to use Angel’s voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke York in an attempt to rescue her and then the ultimate battle of good vs. evil begins.

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Ronnie Gonzalez says:

Very Possibly the Greatest Animated Film of All Time Alongside The Secret of NIMH, this is my favorite animated film of all time, because it really shows what animation can do when it wants to be intelligent, powerful, and taken seriously. How this was never more of a hit, I can’t imagine — yes it has a certain awkwardness to the flow sometimes — such as the wonky vocal dub where Omar is heard snotting off to Mok about his hamster using Mok’s last album for a room divider, while cutting back twice to Omar who can be seen from the side-back but…

Alex G. says:

A forgotten, animated gem! Strongly recommended for animation fans looking for more western offerings! An unduly forgotten, animated Canadian film, Rock and Rule will go to some lengths in getting you your Ralph Bakshi, Heavy Metal, fix. With some well realized post apocalyptic landscapes, great character designs, a pulpy story line, and some fun music, Rock and Rule definitely deserves more attention from animation aficionados. The tone can be uneven in fleeting moments with a certain character duo that really felt forced, plus an odd timeskip in the film that makes it feel unfinished but…

Robert E Steiner Jr says:

Fantasic movie! Great Release! I discovered this movie a few years ago when the DVD release came out. I’m always up for watching under-appreciated or ‘a product of its time’ animated films, such as most of Ralph Bakshi’s work.The movie itself is laced with style, fluid animation, and a awesome soundtrack. Mok’s theme that opens the movie is a total throwback to early 80s synth tunes and lets you know exactly what to expect.The blu-ray is a definitely upgrade from the DVD in both picture and sound. A…

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