A Hard Day's Night
This is the kind of timeless artifact that, decades after its making, still hits the senses like a burst of fresh air. Where a pop star like Elvis churned out silly movies with phony plots, props, and pretense, the Beatles launched into movies playing hyperbolic versions of themselves and their lives of newfound celebrity.
"...making, still hits the senses like a burst of fresh air. This first Beatles movie turned the British Invasion..."
Dec. 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten