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'Jersey Boys' proves again that movie musicals are risky business

feedproxy.google.com – In the wake of the underwhelming fourth-place debut last weekend for “Jersey Boys,” Monday-morning quarterbacks are weighing in with varying degrees of glee and schadenfreude about what may have gone wrong with the movie musical. 6 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Aaron Sorkin Adapting Flash Boys He'll adapt a new book by Moneyball's Michael LewisWith one Aaron Sorkin adaptation of a Michael Lewis book successfully under its belt via Moneyball, Sony is looking to recapture the magic by assigning the Social Network scribe the task of turning Lewis’ new tome, Flash Boys, into a script.The studio bought the rights to the book in April, even though, like Moneyball, it features a slightly challenging subject to bring compellingly to the screen.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Think Like a Man Too' Miraculously Tops the Charts

6:53 PM 6/22/2014 by Logan Falk
Think Like a Man Too
With this weekend’s releases receiving such mediocre reviews, it looked like it would be a good weekend for the more popular holdover films. However, one of the new releases still managed to make its way to the top, despite all the criticism leveled at it. Still, it was a narrow thing—the holdover films were not far behind.

Top 10 films directed by Clint Eastwood Critics are in agreement that "Jersey Boys" isn't his finest two hours as a director, but which film was? We count down the Oscar winner's greatest hits behind the camera, from "Unforgiven" to "Mystic River."http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

Review: JERSEY BOYS, Oh, What a Mess... I probably went into Jersey Boys with expectations that were too high. That's not to say I expected some grand musical masterpiece, delicately crafted and impeccably told. No, I just wanted a decent popcorn flick about a couple of wise guys from outside Newark that made it big by singing some tunes. What's the worst that can happen?

New in Theaters: 'Think Like a Man Too,' 'Jersey Boys'

4:17 PM 6/20/2014 by Logan Falk
Jersey Boys
This weekend looks like it’s going to be a box office combo breaker—the streak of highly-anticipated summer releases meeting with great reviews and huge earnings will be broken by this weekend’s pair of mediocrely-rated, less well-known releases. Still, in the movie biz, anything is possible; perhaps these films will surprise us.
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Critics Consensus: Think Like a Man Too Craps Out

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a wild Vegas weekend (Think Like a Man Too, starring Michael Ealy and Kevin Hart), a legendary vocal group (Jersey Boys, starring John Lloyd Young and Vincent Piazza), and a deadly road trip Down Under (The Rover, starring Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce).

6 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Should the ‘Jersey Boys’ Movie Have Used Movie Stars?

variety.com – When Hollywood brings a Broadway show to the big screen, the first casualty is usually the stage actors. This dates back to 1964′s “My Fair Lady,” which passed Julie Andrews over for Audrey Hepburn (with Marni Nixon dubbing the singing). Idina Menzel recently revealed that she and Kristin Chenoweth were told they were too old... 6 years 13 weeks ago via donnieyen

Iconic director Clint Eastwood brings the legendary story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to theaters everywhere this Friday. To celebrate the musical Jersey Boys, we're giving away a bunch of cool music themed prizes that you don't want to miss out on. More than just a musical, Jersey Boys is also a compelling and poignant drama about the four young, clean-cut men behind all of the hit songs who came from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey. Get to the heart of their journey with an exquisite Crosley Vintage Design Tabletop Radio!

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys
From director Clint Eastwood comes the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. The film tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and...
Clint Eastwood
Warner Bros.
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134mins
June 20, 2014
Distribution
Drama, Musical