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The Beat Goes On for the Young@Heart Chorusnew

Stephen Walker's documentary doesn't do justice to the stories behind the Young@Heart Chorus.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  05-30-2008  |  Reviews

Stayin' Alivenew

Stephen Walker's documentary about the Massachusetts chorus of retired people can be uncomfortable, because the participants (average age 80) don't seem to be in on the joke that is central to their act, which is elderly singers performing rock and punk rock more associated with rebellious youth.
Gambit  |  Rick Barton  |  05-13-2008  |  Reviews

Reality TV Grows into Young@Heart's Rock Operanew

When British filmmaker Stephen Walker first agreed to listen to a chorus of retired Americans performing in London, England, he went strictly as a spectator.
The Georgia Straight  |  Ken Eisner  |  04-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Seniors in 'Young@Heart' Are Never Too Old to Learn New Songsnew

If you saw the Rolling Stones concert film Shine a Light and were impressed by the energy of those sexagenarian band members, you should check out another concert film that's about an even older -- and, in some ways, even cooler -- group of musicians.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Kristian Lin  |  04-17-2008  |  Reviews

Life's Never What You Expect in 'Young@Heart'new

The story of a Massachusetts senior citizens' choir -- where the minimum age is 73 -- is funny, blunt and often moving.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  04-16-2008  |  Reviews

'Young@Heart' Offers More Than a Feel-good Music Documentarynew

A sentimental sing-along? More like in-your-face shock waves, the force of the film actually comes from the contrast between these 70- to 90-year-olds and their musical fare: rock and punk tunes.
New York Press  |  Marsha McCreadie  |  04-10-2008  |  Reviews

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