How a person defines "successful" may offer a clue as to whether the 2017 Year in Movies was one to remember.
The movie will enthrall children while providing enough sophisticated tidbits to keep adults engaged.
A tonal disaster – an awkward and ineffective attempt to blend dark comedy with social commentary.
“Jim, if I had it to do over again, I’m not sure I’d use stars.”
If I knew definitively what the plural was for the term deus ex machina, I’d apply it here.
Although probably a little too long, the film succeeds in being both emotionally forceful and dramatically satisfying.
The movie may not be the second coming of "Heat" but it’s good enough to turn up the temperature to “warm.”
Once more unto the breach, dear friends...
Sing Street is John Carney’ Valentine to the people and places of his youth.