Across the Universe and Control

If you’re in the mood for music-based movies this fall, I’ve got two wholly different but wholly watchable films to consider. Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe is a romance musical set to the backdrop of the Vietnam War and features a Beatles-only soundtrack. Though the acting is thin, lines are forced and the sequences contrived, much about this film is actually worth watching.

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