Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
9:30pm - Thursday, Aug 24, 2017
In this musical comedy-adventure starring self-proclaimed "greatest band in the world" Tenacious D, a pair of aspiring rock superstars attempt to convince the world of their true talents as they embark on a daring quest to acquire the supernaturally powered guitar pick that will finally allow them to fully realize their vast rock & roll potential. JB (Jack Black) is a naïve Midwesterner whose strict Christian parents view his burning passion for heavy metal as a mortal sin.
After his dad tears down every poster in his bedroom except for a Ronnie James Dio poster on the back of the door, the former Black Sabbath frontman instructs the aspiring young rocker to seek out his fortune no matter what the cost. Subsequently setting his sights on Hollywood and hellbent to take the world of rock music by storm, JB sneaks out his bedroom window and makes his way to Venice Beach, where he soon meets guitar-strumming slacker KG (Kyle Gass).
With a future of rock & roll superstardom now well within their reach, JB and KG harness the power of Satan to form hellfire hard rock duo Tenacious D and set out on a quest to achieve musical immortality by stealing the mythical guitar pick said to instill its owner with unprecedented musical prowess.
"Long may they continue to walk in Ronnie James Dio's short but comforting shadow." (Film4)
Thursday, August 24
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $10 | $12 at the door
*Minors OK in the balcony! (Please note this film is rated 18A.) Must be 19+ w/ID for main floor seating and bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.
TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY (Liam Lynch, 2006 / 93 mins / 18A) In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a magical guitar pick housed in a rock-and-roll museum some 300 miles away.
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