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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Totally NWR (not wedding-related)

I finally remembered to add Across the Universe to my Netflix queue and was so amazed by this movie! If you haven't had a chance to see it, please do yourself a favor and rent it or buy it. At the very least, watch a few of the musical clips on YouTube.

The writers incorporated 33 different Beatles songs to create a musical that spans most of the '60s. The crazy thing is that all the lyrics make sense to the story line! I have always been a Beatles fan and can't think of another band they could have done this with.

Plus, the entire film is eye candy filled with dance numbers and psychedelic colors. Here's one of my favorite scenes, from the beginning of the movie:
ps-does anyone else think that Jim Sturgess looks eerily similar to the young Paul McCartney?


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