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The Concert (review)

This is how you get your arthouse-averse friends to watch a foreign fil-um: show them The Concert. Yes, they’ll have to read subtitles, but it is just simply crammed with so much Hollywood feel-good that a studio remake is surely just around the corner, probably starring Reese Witherspoon with a French accent and Stanley Tucci pulling a Russian one.

trailer break: ‘The Concert’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Impersonating an orchestra? An entire orchestra? This I gotta see… The Concert is now playing in the U.K.; it opens in the U.S. and Canada on July 30.

new this week in U.S., Canadian, and U.K. theaters: ‘Inception,’ ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,’ ‘The Concert’

U.S. AND CANADA/OPENING WIDE Inception: Leonardo DiCaprio will blow your mind… much as other thieves blow vaults. If you can’t make it to the multiplex, try: • Memento (2000): Christopher Nolan plays with the depths of the human mind and the limits to which narrative time can be stretched in both films. • Catch Me … more…