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SLC Punk: 10 Years Later


In 1999, Matthew Lillard became a new fictional face of Utah. The gangly young actor starred in SLC Punk, a movie based on writer-director James Merendino's experience growing up punk in Salt Lake City. Shot in SLC and featuring exaggerated versions of Merendino's real-life friends/acquaintances, the film offered for many a fun, poignant and, yes, skewed walk down memory lane - not to mention a bitchin soundtrack. See it again or for the first time tonight, 8 p.m. at Brewvies during City Weekly's monthly free movie series!