Sing Street

Sing Street

Sing Street

Coming-of-age sort-of-musical from the director of Once about a 14-year-old lad who tells a girl he's crushing on that he's in a band. The only problem? He's not actually in a band. The only solution? Start a band.

2016Rating: M, Offensive language105 minsIreland
DramaMusicalFestival & Independent

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Sing Street / Reviews

Flicks, Matt Glasby

Flicks, Matt Glasby

The wish-fulfilment film is one of the trickier genres to grasp. Make the reality too tough and the wish won't take flight; but make the fulfilment part too easy and it just looks like lies. Master of the bitter-sweet musical, having made the glorious Once and the surprisingly non-shit Begin Again, Irish writer/director John Carney gets the balance 90% right with this sparky teen romance, set in dreary 1980s Dublin.

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Variety

Variety

The truest and most tearduct-tugging relationship here is that between Conor and his lank-haired college-dropout brother...

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Time Out

Time Out

Like an updated The Commitments in rouge (liberally applied), Sing Street nails the details.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The movie understands how enchantment and disappointment go together, like the A and B sides of a single that won't leave the turntable.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Did you like The Commitments? Did you like We Are the Best!!? Well, Sing Street isn’t as good as either of those two, but it’s still pretty terrific.

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Stuff

Stuff

There is a sense that this is Once for teenagers, likely to spawn many a high school musical version in the future...

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Stuff

Stuff

This bittersweet Irish-set tale is sure to strike a chord with anyone who remembers the thrill of being young and in love.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The most romantic movie you'll find anywhere these days, brimming over with music, fun and the thrill of first love.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A sweetly funny, charming and poignant depiction of this very specific time in life - at once universal and specific - when anything seems possible. And with killer pop tunes to boot.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The young nonprofessional actors are a fresh, natural bunch, even if the bandmembers might have benefited from more individual character development.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Just as with "Once" and "Begin Again," Sing Street will make you laugh, cry and leave you humming its songs for days.

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