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by Stephanie P '16

Movie Review: The Runaways

Sex, drugs, and Rock & Roll. These are the fundamental components of the all girl punk rock group, The Runaways. The movie, also entitled “The Runaways,” is supposed to be a look into the lives of both Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) and Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart), two of the five members in the band, but instead focuses on the temporary success of Currie (nicknamed “Cherry Bomb” by producer Kim Fowley). Although it was clear that the band’s formation was due to the hopeful and determined Joan Jett, Stewart’s role in the movie was not nearly as big as Fanning’s.
Although this was a time where women came upon hardships when facing the rock & roll scene, this movie tells the story of the exception. It starts off with Jett invading the 70’s club in