Greil Marcus

Marcus lives in Oakland, California. His books include "Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ’n’ Roll Music" and "Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century." His latest, "The History of Rock ‘n Roll in Ten Songs," is out September 2014 from Yale University Press.

Liv Lemoyne, Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin in WE ARE THE BEST!

Greil Marcus Picks Favorite Punk Film Moments

Some of the strongest punk movies have little or nothing to do with music. What’s on the screen is purely attitude ("Repo Man"), a smear of jeopardy and revenge ("Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me") or flat, plain, nervously complete defeat ("Office Space," "Ghost World").