Clear Blue Tuesday
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In the course of seven incredible Tuesdays over seven tumultuous years, eleven New Yorkers are transformed by love, desire, art, ambition, fury, grief, faith, fear, hope and, ultimately, connection with each other in the rousing indie rock musical drama, CLEAR BLUE TUESDAY. Up-and-coming director Elizabeth Lucas and a cast of actor-singer-songwriters drawn from the worlds of the rock scene, comedy clubs and Broadway stage have created a wholly unique musical motion picture experience about the persistence of love and the resilient heart of a city in the face of catastrophe. Bursting with pop… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

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"Earnest and well meaning and, while dangerously sentimental at times, never quite crosses the line into maudlin."
‑ Mike Hale, New York Times
"Pretentious profiles in post-9/11 grief and confusion, Clear Blue Tuesday manages the not-inconsiderable feat of insulting both the memory of the World Trade Center attacks and the musical genre."
‑ Nick Schager, Village Voice
"Often stilted and uninvolving amalgamation of drama, tragedy, romance and awkward musical numbers. Jan O'Dell steals the show with her genuinely heartfelt performance."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
"Theatre-inspired and cast-workshopped musical about several New Yorkers' lives in the wake of 9/11 is well-intentioned but off-off-off-off-Broadway."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
"Want to experience the worst sort of theater without the bother or expense of heading to New York?"
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"Preoccupation with tragedy does not a narrative make."
‑ John Anderson, Variety
"Though naive in execution, the story gingerly bypasses loaded drama to pluck bushels of hope from obvious blight."
‑ Matthew Nestel, Boxoffice Magazine
"An overcrowded, emotionally erratic anthem of NYC endurance."
‑ S. James Snyder, Time Out New York
"A film that meditates upon post-9/11 psychology without an urgent sense of purpose or even an empathetic voice to guide us through the event's gnarl of grief isn't simply mediocre, it's dishonorable."
‑ Joseph Jon Lanthier, Slant Magazine
"The film's tepid songs are emblematic of its tepid characterizations."
‑ Ethan Alter, NYC Film Critic
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