London Town Reviews
March 15, 2019
Formulaic writing is lifted to a higher level by a talented ensemble plus real stand out performances from Huttlestone and Rhys Meyers - even if their scenes together are contrived.
November 20, 2017
If you're a fan of British music-themed dramas, London Town is right up your alley.
April 9, 2017
For all its flaws, the film's underlying sweetness makes it hard to dislike. Good, too, to see punk icon Joe Strummer - played with bolshie vim by Jonathan Rhys Meyers - as the story's unexpected fairy godfather.
March 12, 2017
London Town is a mostly entertaining romp and its cute fantasy is what makes it work.
November 21, 2016
It's hard not to enjoy London Town for its mixture of bittersweet comedy-drama, excellent performances, and the use of several of the Clash's best songs of the era. A little bit of hokum in a rock & roll story isn't a bad thing at all.
October 20, 2016
It's no "Clampdown" or "Radio Clash," but London Town is an enjoyable ride through the late '70s with Joe Strummer sitting shotgun.
October 13, 2016
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.
October 3, 2016
The film evinces a clear-eyed sense of the limits that a capitalistic society places on its working class.