Full Movie Reviews
Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/09/2019
Those who know my taste in movies know that romantic comedies are low on my list - barely above overly Christian morality tales. So you would think that means Yesterday would be off my radar but... but I also love The Beatles and I was pretty much hooked on seeing this when the first trailer dropped. Plus, Danny Boyle is a fantastic director and I figured if he could make something as good as Slumdog Millionaire, he could make me like a film that featured romance in an alternate reality where The Beatles never existed.
That is the premise where we follow Jack Malik (Himesh Patel in what should be a career-making role), and his hard-working manager/teacher Ellie Appleton (Lily James) who has been enamored with him ever since his performance of "Wonderwall" back in the seventh grade …