London Town

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After his father is injured in a work accident, Shay takes over driving his cab and one fateful night, picks up Joe Strummer (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), the lead singer of The Clash. Through being forced to take care of his family, his friendship with Strummer and his relationship with Vivian, Shay passes some important milestones on his way to adulthood.

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  • The story of the Clash is a fascinating one, and spotlighting a kid inspired by, but not a part of, the punk milieu has plenty of potential. But "London Town" just never burns brightly enough.

    Nov 30, 2016 | Full Review…

    Andrew Barker

    Variety
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  • As contrived as "London Town" is - with a derivative coming-of-age story and improbable, fateful encounters between a struggling teen and Clash frontman Joe Strummer - there is something here of the group's early, principled spirit.

    Oct 13, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • The movie's impersonal, conventional telling of a reasonably standard male coming-of-age story almost tends to make the punk milieu it depicts beside the point.

    Oct 7, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • The raw vigor and protest of punk get co-opted by the movie's coming-of-age story; it's not the heartfelt sweetness that's the chief problem, but how run-of-the-mill and derivative the plot is.

    Oct 6, 2016 | Full Review…
  • The era's skinhead riots and striking workers - and Strummer's biting, pro-immigrant lyrics - are never more than window dressing in a movie that would rather scatter fairy dust than grit.

    Oct 6, 2016 | Full Review…
  • "London Town," to borrow from a certain foursome, isn't "burning with boredom," but neither is it exactly "calling."

    Oct 6, 2016 | Full Review…

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