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Sing Street Review

Rock On

Reviewed by Mason Manuel

A band. A love struck teen. 1985 in all of its cheesy glory. You would be forgiven if the name John Hughes was the first thing to come to mind but incorrect. These romantic traits are belonging to Dublin native John Carney’s latest, Sing Street. Like his previous films Once and Begin Again, the film deals with love, the city, and most of all, music but sets itself apart with a relatively young cast. While this may hinder other films, the youths’ skill matched with some utterly FANTASTIC music makes Sing Street easily one of the best independent films of the year. Continue reading Sing Street Review