Rock the Kasbah

Rock the Kasbah

DVD - 2016
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A music manager is on tour in Afghanistan when he discovers a talented teenager. He convinces the young girl to compete on the television show, Afghan Star.

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StopHarperNow
Dec 10, 2016

America has this attitude of being the cops of the world and having the greatest system which everyone must adopt. But every time they try to impose their will on other nations the results are catastrophic. Now that Trump the dictator has absolute power, the world is in big trouble.

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jjvotnbot
Sep 17, 2016

...extraterrestrials must have kidnapped Bill Murray & returned an unfunny android replica of him to us here on earth. Cheap shot movie tries to save itself by having the viewer root for oppressed muslim girls.

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COURIER3
Sep 05, 2016

Bill Murray has stooped to a new low with this boondoggle.
Some of his deadpan lines were good. The Afghans would have killed anyone and the girl who violated their laws and customs.
Liked the Cat Stevens music.

AL_MEGANS Aug 17, 2016

Meh... It was just meh. I watched it but I wasn't impressed.

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KathleenRiley
May 11, 2016

There were some things to appreciate in this movie, one being the underlying story of a young girl that risks it all to sing (and win) as the first woman on the "Afghan Star" television show. After that, not much else . . .

TSCPL_KyleM May 10, 2016

I love me some Bill Murray... but even he couldn't bring this one out of the depths of so-so on the border of boring. Try St. Vincent instead.

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Mitzi352
Apr 19, 2016

the first 1/2 hour was a snooze, but then it got good. Funny, even touching.

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nitetraino
Apr 03, 2016

Dreadful

Franln Mar 25, 2016

Bill Murray never fails to charm us with his distinct and quirky sense of humor. Good story, cool cast, funny and engaging throughout, well worth watching.

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papagator
Mar 25, 2016

The cultural message behind this movie was important and moving. It demonstrated that the world is changing where equality will triumph over old archaic beliefs that have restricted societies that have trouble letting go of the past. You could feel the urgency of the people representing the afghan culture (filmed in Morocco) just wanted to break the oppressive system and vote for their singing sensation.

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