Action - Vladamir is a mysterious Russian carrying a suitcase full of money. But the money is not his, it is Al Qaeda's money. In a desperate bid to make off with the money, Vladamir kidnaps a punk girl and demands that she write his life story as they drive across Southern California from Hollywood to the mountains.
Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll.
Have you watched Checking the Gate yet? What did you think about it?