Are you one of those who prefer an appealing mass film like The Avengers or from the other group who look forward to watching movies that aren’t widely known but are worth watching? This question is important because Red Rocket is likely going to be the type of movie that may not have reached a mass audience but is surely a pleasant one to spend your time on. And in this article, we will be discussing all about the Red Rocket movie from 2021. So without any delay, let’s get started!
Red Rocket Overview
Red Rocket is a comedy-drama film directed by Sean Baker. Interestingly, it’s also based on a screenplay by Baker and Chris Bergoch. Mikey Saber, a washed-up porn star who returns to his small Texas community, is played by Simon Rex despite the fact that no one wants him back.
The movie has a total of 128 minutes of running time, making it a perfect time to spend content if you have got only 2 hours.
Red Rocket Release Date and Where to Watch
Red Rocket has already premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival for the competition purposes. And will release on 3rd December 2021. So the time isn’t far; brace yourself for a critically acclaimed masterpiece!
Unless you’re considering risking your device by visiting some malicious website, consider watching this one in the theatres itself once it’s out!
Red Rocket Cast: Whom will we get to see in this movie
- Simon Rex (P.S. – Red Rocket is being considered his BIG COMEBACK role)
- Bree Elrod
- Suzanna Son
- Brenda Deiss as Lil, Lexi’s mother
- Judy Hill as Leondria, a local drug supplier
- Marlon Lambert as Ernesto, Leondria’s son and Mikey’s former classmate
- Brittany Rodriguez as June, Leondria’s enforcer
- Ethan Darbone as Lonnie, Lexi’s neighbor
- Shih-Ching Tsou as Ms Phan, Strawberry’s boss
- Parker Bigham as Nash, Strawberry’s ex-boyfriend
- Brandy Kirl as Nash’s mom
- Dustin “Hitman” Hart as Nash’s dad
Red Rocket Ratings and Review: What do Experts say About it
Yes, we know the movie is far from release, but it’s already been seen by the experts at the FilmFestival as discussed above. And they have got something really nice to say about it.
Red Rocket has a 96 percent approval rating based on 25 reviews on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. “Led by Simon Rex’s captivating performance, Red Rocket is another bright, ground-level look at modern American life from director/co-writer Sean Baker,” the site’s consensus says.
The Hollywood Reporter’s David Rooney critiques the picture moderately for “”It could have benefited some trimming,” prolix stretches. However, putting oneself in Baker’s skilled hands is a delight.” “Even before much happens,” Deadline Hollywood’s Todd McCarthy writes, “the sense of a very distinct locale and cultural attitude is quite powerful.” He compliments Baker and Rex for their “enormous enthusiasm”. He adds the picture “feels as artistically clean as a novel written by a youngster fresh out of college.” “With Red Rocket, Sean Baker has given us an adult American pastoral, basically a comedy, and another study of difficult lives on the periphery, close in spirit to his lo-fi debut Tangerine,” writes Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian. In Vanity Fair, Richard Lawson says: “Baker’s decision is ideal both in terms of context and in terms of content. Rex’s performance is quick and agile, boisterous and darkly coloured. He and Baker collaborate on staccato music.”
The “risqué aspects” may be a deterrent for award voters, according to Clayton Davis of Variety. Still, Rex, Baker, and Bergoch all deserve Oscar nods for this picture.
- The 47th Deauville American Film Festival awarded Red Rocket the Prix du Jury and the Critic’s Award.
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