RICHARD JEWELL – Review by Diane Carson

Joel Cox’s editing moves this story along with emotional closeups, and cinematographer Yves Bélanger’s strong compositions deliver strong content without distractions. The takeaway is that Eastwood’s presentation of Richard Jewell’s unjust victimization insists on a political relevance for our current climate, a targeted message that can’t be missed.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, June 16-22: JERSEY BOYS

Opening June 20, the AWFJ Movie of the Week is Jersey Boys, Clint Eastwood’s film adaptation of the Tony-award winning musical that chronicles the rise and fall of the 1960s rock ‘n’ roll group The Four Seasons and frontman Frankie Valli. The film has terrific energy and the soundtrack is a marvelous replay of ’60s sounds including the group’s most popular songs and number one hits: Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry and Walk Like a Man. Read on…

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