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DVD Tuesday: Nowhere Boy goes nowhere fast

One would think a film about John Lennon’s teenage years, the tumultuous time when he discovered Elvis Presley and the rock ‘n’ roll rhythms that would govern the rest of his life, would make for a great coming of age story. One would hope that the immense talent possessed by the Fab Four would show up in this film, especially as one of its taglines is “The Untold Story of John Lennon and the Creation of the Beatles.” One would at the very least demand that the characters be recognizable as the geniuses they would become. Unfortunately,  Nowhere Boy, a film allegedly about all of these things, possesses none of them.  Continue reading