Simon Rex is a dirtbag triumphant in the first trailer for Sean Baker’s Red Rocket

A date for the UK has yet to be set. With humor and pathos, he illustrates that the colorful characters peopling his scuzzier milieus are like anyone else — trying to survive. He first tries to shack up with his not-quite-ex-wife Lexi (Bree Elrod), who wants nothing to do with the good-for-nothing suhmbitch, but allows him to stay until he gets his life together. In her review out of the Cannes Film Festival, our gal on the scene Hannah Strong praised Rex as a “compelling motormouth lead, talking himself in…