Sweetwater: A True Rock Story

VH1, Aug. 15

Some things are worse than burning out or fading away, such as this risible rock biopic. VH1's first original movie turns the story of the first band to play Woodstock into a schlockadelic mystery tour of ham-fisted period reminders: characters actually say, "You messin' with her trip?" Felicity's Amy Jo Johnson works valiantly with this fame-booze-downfall story, but some things are just better left to Where Are They Now?

--By James Poniewozik


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