Heavy Movies: The Slacker Comedy Years Kieran Fisher April 24, 2017 Deep Dive One of the biggest misconceptions about rock and metal fans is that we’re all dreamer slackers with daydreams of musical superstardom. However, in the 90s, that didn’t stop Hollywood from churning out a slew of comedies which adhered to this notion. That said, the history of heavy movies is beleaguered by stereotypes anyway, so why should the 90s have been any different? The good news is that the decade did produce some hilarious efforts - a few of which went on to become cult classics - and that’s all that matters. Hollywood assumptions about subcultures aside, at least the cinema itself was entertaining.