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  • Monique  Jones
    Monique Jones

    Jones reviews for Slashfilm, Mediaversity, and founded Just Add Color, an online magazine dedicated to media representation. Find Monique @moniqueblognet

  • Alissa  Wilkinson
    Alissa Wilkinson

    Wilkinson is staff critic at Vox. She’s written about film and pop culture for RogerEbert.com, Rolling Stone, Vulture. Find Alissa @alissamarie

  • Pop Culture Leftovers
    Pop Culture Leftovers

    A weekly podcast featuring self-proclaimed “geek-related” movie and TV reviews. Find Pop Culture Leftovers @pcleftovers

  • Andrew  Kendall
    Andrew Kendall

    Kendall reviews for Stabroek News in Guyana and a university lecturer in film and literature. Find Andrew @departedaviator

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An adorable Brit-centric rom-com fantasy set in a rock 'n' roll alt-reality where Beatles music lives anew, life goes on, ob-la-di, ob-la-da, and all you need is love, after all.

Neil Pond, Parade Magazine


Danny Boyle's light breeze of a romcom about a world without the Beatles has its heart firmly in the right place. It's the challenge to take it to the next level that's missing.

Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


Give me more about these songs, the effect they have on the world, and why losing them is its own sort of disaster...[don't] preach at me unless it's Sunday morning, because YESTERDAY should've been a Saturday night and a lot more fun when it ended.

Sherin Nicole, idobi.com


My Brilliant Career

This glowing new restoration does justice to Gillian Armstrong's classic, though the disc's rote collection of extras leave something to be desired.

Keith Watson, Slant Magazine

The Border

Kino Lorber offers a beautifully lurid transfer of a greatly underrated Jack Nicholson thriller.

Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine


Re-watching the movie, however lovely the transfer to Blu-ray may be, reveals a flimsy quest pic, full of wooden acting, laughable effects, and an almost complete lack of drama, both from the absence of peril and from a lack of sympathetic characters.

Alan Boon, Starburst

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