'Jersey Boys' entertains, but doesn't transcend

June 20, 2014 8:02 AM

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Like the ageless tunes littering its soundtrack, "Jersey Boys" is familiar and satisfying, if somewhat slight.

The Tony Award-winning "jukebox musical," tracing the turbulent rise of seminal pop group the Four Seasons, finally makes the transition from stage to screen almost a decade after its Broadway premiere, bringing with it shifting perspectives and an uncanny recreation of Frankie Valli's otherworldly ...

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