The Very Good ‘Brooklyn’ Debuts on Blu-ray

A young Irish woman immigrates to New York to start a new life, and your eyes start rolling at all the possible ways the drama Brooklyn could be as dull as its title. But somehow, just somehow–whether from the terrific performance by Saoirse Ronan, or the fun screenplay by Nick Hornby (An Education), or the engaging direction by John Crowley (Boy A)–Brooklyn overcomes its seeming limitations..

Read FilmJabber’s full Brooklyn movie review.

By Erik Samdahl
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