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Begin Again Review: Great Music Gets Lost in the Meh

The musical-romance Begin Again dares you to divorce it with its snails pace. One of my favorite 'musical-romance' films is High Fidelity . The story about a record store owner and his eclectic collection of employees, it's where I reconnected with Stevie Wonder, and where audiences probably saw Jack Black for the first time. And while I forgive them for failing to highlight Rush, Yes, and King Crimson, its timeless tale of people searching for love is an instant go-to classic. Unfortunately, Begin Again isn't nearly as endearing, wallowing in its own pool of self-pity, and merely easing the pain with a variety of really great music. Singer/songwriter Gretta (Keira Knightley) has come to America with her boyfriend and aspiring musician Dave (Singer Adam Levine) to get his career on track. Almost immediately, he attains success partially due to Gretta's songwriting. Unfortunately, she is soon without Dave due to his infidelity and finds herself in a b

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #BEGINAGAIN In #Sacramento

Win Tickets To An Advance For BEGIN AGAIN On Tuesday, June 24th at 7:00 PM in Sacramento at Century Stadium 14. The latest film from writer-director John Carney ( ONCE ), BEGIN AGAIN is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta ( Keira Knightley ) and her long-time boyfriend Dave ( Adam Levine ) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan ( Mark Ruffalo ), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City. BEGIN AGAIN is produced by Anthony Bregman, Tobin A

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #BEGINAGAIN In #SanFrancisco

Win Tickets To An Advance For BEGIN AGAIN On Tuesday, July 8th at 7:00 PM in San Francisco. The latest film from writer-director John Carney ( ONCE ), BEGIN AGAIN is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta ( Keira Knightley ) and her long-time boyfriend Dave ( Adam Levine ) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan ( Mark Ruffalo ), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City. BEGIN AGAIN is produced by Anthony Bregman, Tobin Armbrust and Judd Apa