Highly Suspect Reviews: Begin Again

The creator of the Irish indie hit “Once” comes to Hollywood to try something suspiciously similar with “Begin Again”.

Chris, Ed and Elliott all decide whether this tale of a rock-bottoming-out record exec (Mark Ruffalo) who discovers life, love and all that gooshy stuff through his promotion of a new talent (Keira Knightley) hits all the right notes or is tone deaf. The film also has the first theatrical acting performance of Adam Levine, and also features Cee-Lo Green as more or less himself. So, you know, there’s that. It is possible that this is much better than it sounds, I realize, as I read my own words and see that they aren’t exactly making a great case for the film. You’ll have to listen to find out…