Yesterday Reviews

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July 3, 2019
Yesterday is ultimately a romantic comedy, but a conceptually complex one, built on a peculiarly reactionary framework of private life and a culturally conservative pop classicism.
July 3, 2019
What would the world be like today if The Beatles had never existed? Spend a few moments musing on that. If you do, I guarantee that you'll come up with something more interesting than anything in [Yesterday].
July 1, 2019
The movie is fun, largely because it proposes that fun is the principal legacy of the Beatles.
June 30, 2019
Give "Yesterday" credit for taking a sideways approach to honoring the Beatles. But this Boomer fantasy only pretends to dive into a true appreciation of what made the group a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon.
June 28, 2019
Alas, after a promising first hour, Yesterday plunks one wrong note after another (including one particularly sour interlude), and eventually collapses under the weight of impossible expectations.
June 28, 2019
I can't imagine this blandness was intentional. Why set up a great premise only to flatten it out?
July 18, 2019
It may be a little early to trot out the old "feel-good movie of the year" designation, but it's going to be tough to beat director Danny Boyle's Yesterday.
July 18, 2019
All you need is love, The Beatles and 'Yesterday.'
July 17, 2019
Yesterday is fun enough. [Full review in Spanish]
July 17, 2019
It's overly simplistic to the point of utter banality.
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