Opening

50% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
46% If I Stay Aug 22
—— When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
7% Are You Here Aug 22
97% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

21% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
14% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
35% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
21% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
41% Step Up: All In $2.7M
62% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
88% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Beyond the Sea Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Spacey may worship at the altar of Darin, but the real Bobby was beyond him.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

December 30, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Great music and a few good scenes do not a movie make.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

December 13, 2004
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net

So self-indulgent and all over the place that it never truly finds its feet.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 5/10

December 28, 2004
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

A movie so inventive and varied in its badness that it's almost good.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

December 29, 2004
Chris Barsanti
Film Threat

Directorial chutzpah is not nearly enough to save this dull and distant vanity project.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 14, 2004
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Gimmicky recounting of the crooner's life.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: D

May 3, 2005
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian

A vainglorious valentine, but either act or direct. Please don't do both.

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December 5, 2004
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com

Spacey's tinkering is perplexing, and conspires against the real reason any film about Darin should be made: to showcase Darin's sublime natural abilities.

Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com | Original Score: C

December 19, 2004
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

A two hour shoulder shrugger for those too young to even know who Bobby Darin is, and what all this fuss is about.

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March 30, 2007
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

looks beneath the superficial glamour of Bobby Darin to find . . . not a whole lot that would not have been in the fan magazines

Full Review | Original Score: 5/10

December 17, 2004
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

Embodies everything that is worst about movie musicals

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 1/5

December 8, 2004
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Spacey doesn't pass as Darin, and everything else is flat.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

Beyond the Sea is a mishmash that's interesting only as a document of Spacey's obsessions.

Full Review Source: Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

January 16, 2005
Nick Rogers
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Kevin Spacey has made a passionless one-man show about the wrong man. It's a showcase for the star-director's pipes, no doubt, but also his pretensions.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 3, 2005
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

A showy, energetic little soap opera whose best moments come when Spacey plays it straight.

| Original Score: C

February 16, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Mack the Knife singer's story never catches fire.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

November 23, 2004
Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews

A vain attempt not only to restore Darin's place in history, but to improve upon it... Colick's underdeveloped screenplay has trouble placing Darin's life onto a heroic scale.

Full Review Source: Mixed Reviews | Original Score: C+

November 28, 2004
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

The film winds up being more a celebration of Spacey than Darin.

Full Review Source: AboutFilm.com | Original Score: C

December 5, 2004
Alan Dale
Blogcritics.org

You can't get much more Hollywood than a movie about a performer in which success is synonymous with quality.

Full Review Source: Blogcritics.org

December 17, 2004
Susan Granger
Modamag.com

Exuberant, ambitious biopic that's engaging and entertaining yet strangely superficial. The razzle-dazzle fizzles out.

Full Review Source: Modamag.com | Original Score: 6/10

December 17, 2004
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
December 19, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 15, 2005
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
February 6, 2005

ComingSoon.net
December 18, 2004

Globe and Mail
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January 15, 2005

Boston Phoenix
January 15, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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January 15, 2005

AV Club
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September 26, 2005

Time Out
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February 9, 2006

Sydney Morning Herald
July 14, 2006
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