BEST SUMMER EVER – Review by April Neale

Best Summer Ever is an effervescent coming-of-age tale that defies the formula of rom coms and high school musicals. It is both of those things and yet so much more, as it boasts a mixed cast of abled and disabled actors who all deliver memorable lines in between tight and bright musical moments. In a perfect world, we all would want to go to the high school featured in Best Summer Ever. Mount Abe High School, home of the fightin’ Eagles, where all sorts are together in class, in the hall, at lunch and in sports and more.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, April 11 – April 17: SING STREET

Opening April 8, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Sing Street, the uplifting new film from writer/director John Carney (Once, Begin Again). Set in 1980s Dublin, it stars impressive newcomer Ferdi Walsh-Peelo as young teen Cosmo who, looking for a way out of his difficult family life and impress the girl of his dreams, starts a New Wave band with his mates; a venture which eventually sees him start a new life in London. Read on…

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