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Across the Universe

33 Ratings: 3.7
A movie

Jude, a poor dock worker/struggling artist from Liverpool, joins the merchant navy so he can sail to America to find his estranged father. He falls in love with Lucy, an upper class, sheltered American girl, who is in "love" with her high school … see full wiki

Genre: Music, Musical
Release Date: October 12, 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
4 reviews about Across the Universe
review by . April 27, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
As someone raised in San Francisco, I was surrounded with Summer of Love memories. I used to get so envious of my uncles' stories of the Haight's heyday when they saw Janis open for Jimi at the Fillmore for $5 that I used to try to relive those days by going to Dead shows and sell or trade hemp necklaces in the parking lots. So, I have a deep love for movies set in the 60s but, I tend to find most of them cheesy. They rely heavily on the drugged out hippie stereotype or Vietnam or the deaths …
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
This movie was a surreal, and shows how both love and music can transcend time.
review by . April 07, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Any excuse to feature Beatles music is usually worthwhile, but Across the universe is an mediocre picture wrapped in a psychedelic anti-war wet dream.    The picture has it's moments, the Character of Jude is excellent and well played by Jim Sturgess who next to the music is clearly the best thing about the picture. The integration of the Beatles music in the picture works very well and the various musical numbers are really well choreographed, and the first 20 minutes of the …
review by . January 25, 2009
Wow. This movie blew me away. There were a lot of Beatles songs that I've never heard before, but the way they were presented in the movie made me love them all. Jim Sturgess, who plays Jude, is such an awesome actor and has an incredibly sexy voice (who knew?).  And Bono singing I am the Walrus was perfect and wonderfully trippy.    There really wasn't much of a storyline but that really didn't matter. It's the type of movie you have to just enjoy without getting caught up in …
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