Bitch and moan all you want about the casting of Kristen Stewart, I thought the movie was pretty damned good. Charlize Theron, in particular, was excellent. And if you haven't seen her in Young Adult, you're in for a treat.
You can read the review, which previously appeared in The Weekender, here. Apologies for the tardiness. Rock of Ages will be delivered promptly. Will that be a good thing? Who knows.
I review movies for ICON and The Weekender along with blogging regularly at Entertainment Tell. My writing has appeared in the New York Times, Grantland, the Christian Science Monitor, Deadspin, MAD, Publishers Weekly, New Jersey Monthly, Philadelphia, and the Star-Ledger. I live with my wife, piano professor and instructor Laura Amoriello (www.lauraamoriello.com), in Bucks County, PA. Follow me on Twitter, @PeteCroatto.