The Music Never Stopped Reviews

April 1, 2011
A wounded and hopeful take on generation gaps and the wider, nearly unbridgeable chasms created by neurological disaster.
April 1, 2011
A medley of "Memento," "The King's Speech" and "Hair," "The Music Never Stopped" is sentimental pop packaged as a profound rock opera.
March 31, 2011
The sentiments are real without succumbing to exaggerated sentimentality, thanks in large part to that big lovable lug, J.K. Simmons.
March 31, 2011
It's sentimental, yet so honest and eccentric that it rises above schmaltz.
March 18, 2011
The Music Never Stopped is often static and follows a familiar trajectory. Yet it has power, partly because Simmons does a fine job of showing how hurt Henry is that his taste didn't imprint on Gabe beyond grade school.
March 18, 2011
Presumably intended as an inspirational medical drama, this dated effort congeals into stale nostalgia. Mr. Simmons deserves better.
March 18, 2011
It sounds like TV-grade schmaltz, but it isn't, thanks to expertly astringent work by Simmons...
March 17, 2011
The songs and a couple of strong performances are only good enough to make the film watchable, not exceptional.
March 17, 2011
A father-son drama that wraps a gripping neurological oddity in comfortably familiar movie sentimentality.
March 17, 2011
A powerful, even shattering look as music's power to unite where it once divided.