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Across the Universe

Arty director Julie Taymor (Frida, Titus and that damn Lion King on Broadway) turns a bunch of Beatles songs into a long-form music video with a romantic story. Didn't the Beatles already receive this treatment with Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band? Well, at least this one doesn't star the Bee Gees. There are lots and lots of surreal images and a naive story about star-crossed hippie lovers Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood) and Jude (Jim Sturgess). No points are awarded for guessing which songs they get to sing. 133 minutes PG-13.