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Jersey Boys

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Musical

Release Date :

June 20, 2014

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Clint Eastwood

Starring :

John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza, Christopher Walken, Freya Tingley, Jeremy Luke, Erica Piccininni, Joey Russo, Mike Doyle, Johnny Cannizzaro, Kathryn Narducci

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : A-

“..you won't be able to take your eyes off them - and that's a good thing..”
by Nancy Churnin [Dallas Morning News]
“..watching Jersey Boys onstage is like soldiering through some extreme eating contest where you're force-fed dessert for three hours..”
by Alan Scherstuhl [Village Voice]
4 of 4

“..the joyous new musical "Jersey Boys" doubles down on that favorite theme..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
Review rate : B-

“..still, as flat and pitchy as the film sometimes feels, what saves it are those nostalgic..”
by Chris Nashawaty [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..Clint Eastwood's version of the buoyant Broadway musical doesn't hit the same high notes, but it's a must-see for fans of Valli and the early pop era..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
2 of 4

“..as a film interpretation of a smash stage musical, it falls flat..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3.5 of 5

“.."Jersey Boys," for all its charms, could have used more of that..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3.5 of 4

“.."Jersey Boys'' tells a familiar story, yes - but rarely told this well and with this much heart and soul..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
2 of 5

“.."Jersey Boys" is instead strangely focused on hewing strictly to reportage on the ins and outs of Franki Valli's not-very-interesting life..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

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