Most Americans probably missed the real
golden age of British rock, but no matter: Brian Gibson's uproarious tale of a group of aging rockers who reunite for one last shot at stardom is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser, even if you haven't a clue about
Blodwyn Pig. Twenty years after a bolt of lightning ended the dubious career of rock 'n' roll also-rans Strange Fruit, keyboard player Tony (Stephen Rea) figures it's time for another go at success. After a little digging, Tony rounds up the surviving Fruits: lead singer Ray (Bill Nighy),
permanently zonked behind his wrap-around shades and shackled to a shrewish Teutonic rock-wife named Astrid (Helena Bergstrom); Le...