Thursday Jul 3
The New Zealand Herald
5 things to do this weekend
If you're in need of a dose of wonder, or a reminder of all the delights of childhood, then this beautiful, hand-drawn animated film is the ticket.
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Thursday Jul 3
The New Zealand Herald
Movie review: Jersey Boys
Clint Eastwood's take on the hit musical might know how to hold a tune but it sure lacks for pop excitement Jersey Boys: Erich Bergen as Bob Gaudio, Vincent Piazza as Tommy DeVito, John Lloyd Young as Frankie Valli and Michael Lomenda as Nick Massi.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
Review: Jersey Boys
Official Site: www.facebook.com/JerseyBoysMovie Director : Clint Eastwood Writer : Marshall Brickman Cast : Christopher Walken, Vincent Piazza, Freya Tingley, Francesca Eastwood, Kathrine Narducci, James Madio and Mike Doyle Catching up with Jersey Boys on a weekday afternoon, I was not surprised that there were only about 15 of us in the theater ... (more)
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Jersey Boys isn't Clint Eastwood's first film about professional singers. . .
As Drew Hunt noted the other day, Jersey Boys isn't the first time Clint Eastwood has directed a film about musicians.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Anthony Lane: "Jersey Boys" and "Venus in Fur" reviews.
There was a moment in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" when Karen went to find Henry after he stood her up for dinner.
Weekly Top Five: The best of Clint Eastwood
Jersey Boys , Clint Eastwood's latest film, opened this Friday, and it's based on the popular stage musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Weekend Watch: Jersey Boys, Think Like A Man Too, Borgman, Ivory Tower, Ping Pong Summer
Last year, I reviewed a local run of the decade-old musical, and found it pleasant enough, if pretty predictable.
'Jersey Boys' has a messy bridge but hits the high notes
"Don't bore us-get to the chorus," is an old songwriter's adage that applies particularly well to director Clint Eastwood 's big screen adaptation of the Broadway hit " Jersey Boys ."
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Dirty Harry vs. Clint Eastwood
There are, you could argue, two Clint Eastwoods. One is the strong, near-silent type, the man with no name but a pair of Colt revolvers or a .44 Magnum, the lean avenging angel who asks if you feel lucky, punk, and would care to make his day.
Interview: Jersey Boys' Erich Bergen on Playing Four Seasons Songwriter, Bob Gaudio
Many Broadway musicals have become so popular and successful from their runs on stage that it's made perfect sense for them to be used as the source for feature films, attempting to translate the magic created on stage for a wider audience of moviegoers.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Critics Consensus: Think Like a Man Too Craps Out
The Hangover set an absurdly high bar for comedies featuring outrageous pre-nuptial shenanigans in Vegas.
Eric Rohmer's Tribute to His Younger Self
Two of the most important openings tomorrow are the work of veteran directors, only one of whom is alive to witness the event.
Los Angeles Times
Clint Eastwood brings classic themes to the feel-good 'Jersey Boys'
'Jersey Boys' director Clint Eastwood says his film 'is just a great story ... it's just as simple as that' Since "Jersey Boys," the rags-to-riches-to-rags musical about Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, was first staged on Broadway in 2005, there have been thousands of performances across North America.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
REVIEW: The Music Is Sharp, the Drama Flat in Jersey Boys
Clint Eastwood's film of the Broadway smash about The Four Seasons stints on the glorious music and goes heavy on the 'Goodfellas' rancor Jersey Boys opened on Broadway in Oct. 2005, won four Tony awards and is still going strong after 8A1 2 years.
Albany Times Union
Can Clint make a Jersey Boysa
Clint Eastwood directed the Oscar, Golden Globe and Cannes Film Festival winning 1988 film Bird , a biopic of jazz giant Charlie Parker , as well as 1982's very well-received Honkytonk Man , starring his son Kyle and himself, a Depression-era comedy-drama about a country-western singer's last chance at the big time.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Unlikely harmony for Clint Eastwood in 'Jersey Boys'
From left, director/producer Clint Eastwood with actors Erich Bergen and John Lloyd Young on the set of "Jersey Boys."
Mon Jun 16, 2014
An unlikely harmony for Eastwood in 'Jersey Boys'
Amid the swirl of an early 1960s party scene in Clint Eastwood's latest, an adaptation of "Jersey Boys," the hit Broadway musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, a television screen flashes an unexpected face: young Clint, himself, in black-and-white.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Broadway, Hollywood combine to create Eastwood-directed 'Jersey Boys' film
John Lloyd Young had met Frankie Valli many times before. But getting to sit and chat with the man he plays on the stoop of the very building in Newark's Stephen Crane Projects where Valli grew up was something special.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
The George Towner
Jazz Legend Monty Alexander at the Howard Friday
Legendary jazz pianist Monty Alexander is in town Friday night at 8 p.m. for what's billed as a 70th birthday celebration and concert at the renovated Howard Theatre.