April 19, 2019 | 1:01pm ET
This video essay originally ran in 2019, but we’re dusting it off for Punk Week.
Despite being a movement in music, fashion, and culture for 50 years, there are very few films that depict punk accurately.
In this video essay, contributing writer Daniel Yergert discusses why punk as a genre and lifestyle has rarely translated well from the stages of clubs like CBGB to the silver screen.
Watch it above.