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The Indie on Demand Movie Review: Hit So Hard

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2012-04-18-hitsohard2_410.jpgSex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll! Never gets tired, does it? Well, maybe if you're actually in the middle of it, it may get to wear a bit, yeah.

Which brings us to the subject of this week's episode of our weekly radio show, The Indie on Demand Movie Review. The documentary Hit So Hard is somewhat about the birth and spread of grunge rock, somewhat about the band Hole and its tempestuous leader Courtney Love, but primarily about Patty Schemel -- drummer, out lesbian, and drug and alcohol abuser -- and how the rock life nearly destroyed her. A story of redemption, and it kicks ass.

Click on the player to hear my review.