I was a couple of hours out from my screening of Danny Boyle’s Yesterday when I realized it would probably make me cry.
My dad grew up in England during the ’70s, so while I wasn’t raised on most classic American music, I’ve been on a steady Beatles diet since preschool. I find comfort in the warm embrace of a Scouse accent, the signature sound of Liverpool aka home of my cousins and the Beatles. And to top it all off, Yesterday boasts a South Asian leading man. I would be lucky to survive this movie.
Yesterday is the story of Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), a struggling musician who’s decided to call it quits. He’s biking home one night when there’s a worldwide blackout. During