Reviews

FIlm Review – Jersey Boys

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Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –     Clint Eastwood (first musical as director) brings the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys to the big screen. Based on the Broadway smash-hit, Jersey Boys chronicles the rise of Frankie Valli & the…

Film Review – 22 Jump Street

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Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy – The movie opens with “Previously on”, recapping the events of its predecessor and we then see undercover officers Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) getting their orders to go to college. Like…

Film review – Neighbors

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Opens tomorrow, May 9 2014 Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –     Neighbors just may be this year’s Bridesmaid. It is filled with laughs, stupid gags, and raunchy debauchery.   Mac Radner (Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (…

Film review – Pandas: The Journey Home

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Opens at the Museum of Science tonight Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy –     The Museum of Science presents the New England premiere of Pandas: The Journey Home, a film presented by National Geographic Entertainment at the Mugar…

Film review: The Railway Man

The Railway Man opens in theaters tonight Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy Based on Eric Lomax’s bestselling autobiography, The Railway Man tells the haunting story of his extraordinary and powerful tale as a tormented prisoner of war. The story…

Film review: Divergent

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    Divergent opens in theaters tonight Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy Adapted from Veronica Roth’s blockbuster novel, Divergent is clearly trying to capture the massively successful teen-targeted genre of late. Set in a futuristic post-war Chicago, 16-year old…

Film Review: Winter’s Tale

  Review by Lynn resident Steve Duffy   Winter’s Tale is based on Mark Helprin’s 1983 fantastical romantic novel, and adapted by Oscar-winning screenwriter-turned-director Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind). In 1895, when a Russian immigrant couple (Matt Bomer and Lucy…