Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny

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Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny ★★½ 2006 (R)

Big screen story of one guitar pick, two rockers and quite a bit of mind-altering substances. JB (Black) and KG (Gass) are Tenacious D, the hard-rockin' duo that simultaneously pays tribute to and pokes fun at the cliches of the world of hard rock. This hit-and-miss comedy traces the origins of the band and their experiences with talking Dio posters, Sasquatch and a musical duel with the Devil (Grohl). A must-see for fans of the band (however, it does not have powers comparable to Wonderboy), it is also entertaining for others. Raise your Goblet of Rock and lower your cognitive capacity for this one. 93m/C DVD . US Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Troy Gentile, Ben Stiller, Jason (JR) Reed, Tim Robbins, Meat Loaf Aday, Amy Poehler, Paul F. Tompkins, David Grohl, Colin Hanks, Amy Adams, David Krumholtz, John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen, Ned Bellamy; D: Liam Lynch; W: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Liam Lynch; C: Robert Brinkmann; M: Tenacious D.