Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny
Where You Can Stream It: Netflix
The Pitch: In a fantastical origin story of the comedy rock band known as Tenacious D, musicians JB (Jack Black) and KG (Kyle Gass) begin a friendship that could lead to the formation of the greatest rock band in the world. To make that dream come true, the righteous duo embarks on a quest to find a legendary guitar pick that possesses supernatural powers, encountering all sorts of strange characters along the way.
Why It’s Essential Viewing: All right, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny is hardly essential viewing, unless of course you’ve just whipped out some herbal refreshment. But you certainly can’t go wrong with Jack Black and Kyle Gass telling the fictional origins of the band that originated on HBO. Though the movie is mostly a series of wild and hilarious music videos barely held together by a shaky script, the raunchy rock of Tenacious D is more than enough to keep you satisfied. Read More »