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  Beyond The Sea
Beyond the Sea is a mix of many genres that you'd want in a film.
Beyond the Sea digs deep into Hollywood and injects the good and the bad, the positives and the negatives.
Beyond the Sea is a very interesting film and gives a rather good side to what made Bobby Darin move.
www.angelfire.com /film/opinion/2004/beyondthesea.html   (652 words)

 Beyond the Sea - Contact
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Beyond the Sea is located in the characterful old town of Padstow.
Beyond the Sea mail order was launched in 1997 for the benefit of customers unable to visit us in person.
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 Lions Gate Publicity - Beyond the Sea
Kate Bosworth and Kevin Spacey in Beyond the Sea.
Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darin in Beyond the Sea.
Kevin Spacey (as Bobby Darin) and Kate Bosworth (as Sandra Dee) in Beyond the Sea.
www.lionsgatepublicity.com /epk/beyondthesea/index.html   (146 words)

 Beyond the Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beyond the Sea (film), a 2004 film starring Kevin Spacey about the life of singer Bobby Darin.
Beyond the Sea is also the title of a season 1 X-Files episode, named after the song (see above), which is featured prominently.
Beyond the Sea (album), the fifth full-length album by the power metal band, Dark Moor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beyond_the_Sea   (139 words)

 Beyond the Sea (2004): Reviews
Spacey's brazen casting isn't as beyond the pale as it ought to be.
Beyond the Sea, with all its gaping faults, is the genuine article.
The willfully eccentric Beyond the Sea seems to be telling us a lot more about its star and director, Kevin Spacey, than its ostensible subject.
www.metacritic.com /video/titles/beyondthesea   (991 words)

 Beyond the Sea
In Beyond the Sea, Kevin Spacey as Bobby Darin talks to the ghost of his kid self, a pint-sized Virgil leading Spacey's decrepit Dante into the hell of vanity projects.
Truth is, Beyond the Sea is the Kevin Spacey story without as much closeted homosexuality and just the same amount of delusions of grandeur and aspirations towards artistic martyrdom.
It's difficult to articulate every way that Beyond the Sea goes bad; sufficed to say that the only thing that keeps it from being a kitsch classic on a par with Oliver Stone's Alexander is that we're too busy cringing to laugh.
filmfreakcentral.net /screenreviews/beyondthesea.htm   (463 words)

 Beyond the Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Beyond the Sea
In fact, the script for “Beyond the Sea,” credited to Lewis Colick, although others are known to have worked on it, certainly Spacey himself, is largely like other biopics.
This is largely because the lives of showbiz celebrities often describe similar arcs—the childhood years, the years of struggle, of climbing to the top, the discovery that the top isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, the troubled romantic relations, the decline, the recovery.
But as entertaining as “Beyond the Sea” often is, it’s hard not to feel that, well, I hope Kevin Spacey has got that out of his system.
www.modernhometheater.com /movies/revs/beyondthesea.shtml   (1795 words)

 "Beyond the Sea" - Salon
The life story of Bobby Darin, as Kevin Spacey tells it in his fetishistic biopic "Beyond the Sea," which he wrote, directed and drove into the ground (he also happens to star in it), has a curious trajectory.
Darin was born in the Bronx in 1936, a sickly child with a show-tune belter of a mother (Brenda Blethyn) who sure could play the pianner.
"Beyond the Sea" is the vanity project he has been hoping to make for years, and in principle at least, it wasn't necessarily a bad idea.
dir.salon.com /story/ent/movies/review/2004/12/17/beyond_the_sea/index.html   (609 words)

Sea in the title, is a movie cobbled together so curiously, the studio “forgot” to slap a screenwriting credit on the back of their For Your Consideration screener.
Sea’s protagonist (that might be an understatement: digging Darin up and tossing his salad wouldn’t be too far removed from the lathering love-fest that’s happening here).
Sea, and your potential enjoyment will be directly related to how much of him and Darin’s music you’ll be able to stomach.
www.sick-boy.com /beyondthesea.htm   (602 words)

 Jack Lawrence, Songwriter : Beyond The Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I loved the unusual melody he had written but was not intrigued with his French lyric, which told about the different moods of the sea, and how they affected him.
In the song's middle section Lawrence goes beyond "beyond" by using the word as the linchpin of a series of phrases, each with a slightly different meaning.
Beyond a doubt" The word star arrives on an accidental C-sharp, which charges the phrase with unexpected oomph and gives the word an especially starry feeling.
www.jacklawrencesongwriter.com /songs/beyond_the_sea.html   (721 words)

 DVD Verdict Review - Beyond The Sea
Beyond that is the fact Spacey looks too old to play Darin in his 20s; call me stubborn, but I couldn't get past the fact it was a 40-something actor in a 20-something role.
The performances in Beyond The Sea are seasoned and polished; it's a shame that the screenplay (by Spacey and Ladder 49 scribe Lewis Colick) seems to lose steam half way into the story.
Beyond The Sea is not a bad movie, but it is wildly uneven without much complexity.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/beyondsea.php   (834 words)

 Beyond the Sea
“Beyond The Sea” is oozing with showmanship, emerging as a spectacle that is far more interesting in form than actual substance.
Unlike other biopics this season, such as “Ray,” “The Aviator,” or “Kinsey,” “Beyond the Sea’s” self-awareness is to its benefit, allowing the characters to be reflective in a way that most films could never attempt.
It is not wrong for the film to spend time here, but suddenly the energy, life and showmanship that has brought “Sea” this far disappears, and we’re left with a series of emotional peaks that amount to four or five climaxes.
movies.zertinet.com /2004/beyondthesea.htm   (762 words)

 Bobby Darin
Beyond The Sea is currently in a limited release in Japan where fans there tell me it is receiving more good reviews than bad, will be shown at the Iceland International Film Festival in April, and the Faces of Love Film Festival in Moscow will open with the film on March 8.
Beyond the Sea (* * * ½) The best interpretive singers are musical actors, so it should surprise no one that on this soundtrack to his upcoming Bobby Darin biopic, Kevin Spacey channels Darin's crooning with more intuition than most modern pop stars likely could summon.
BEYOND THE SEA is directed by Academy Award(R) winner Kevin Spacey and stars Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins and Brenda Blethyn.
www.drivingmrspacey.com /BobbyDarin.htm   (11195 words)

 BBC - Movies - interview - Kevin Spacey
But he cuts a pretty mean figure on the big screen too, in his most recent roles in K-Pax, The Shipping News and The Life of David Gale, and his Oscar winner performances in The Usual Suspects and American Beauty.
Beyond The Sea, which he stars in and directs, affirms his life-long appreciation for singer and actor Bobby Darin.
Beyond The Sea is released in UK cinemas on Friday 26th November 2004.
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2004/11/23/kevin_spacey_beyond_the_sea_interview.shtml   (730 words)

 Beyond the Sea - Movie Review (Bobby Darin Biopic)
Kevin Spacey is a hugely talented man. Not only is he one of the finest actors of his generation, but he's also proven himself to be a more than capable director and, if 'Beyond the Sea' is anything to go by, he's not half-bad at singing either.
The point is that I just don't think his story was eventful or different enough to merit this film being made and, for all his ability and enthusiasm, Spacey fails to convince me otherwise.
'Beyond the Sea' is a nice film to watch, and an even better film to listen to, but as a whole it left me feeling a little under-whelmed.
www.movie-gazette.com /cinereviews/1041   (649 words)

 ‘Beyond the Sea’ is truly Spacey - AT THE MOVIES - MSNBC.com
Kevin Spacey’s biography of Bobby Darin, “Beyond the Sea,” is an act of extraordinary chutzpah.
Spacey used his own voice to sing “Beyond the Sea” and “Dream Lover,” and he creates an uncanny mixture, a Spacey/Darin who sounds much like both men.
Kate Bosworth does a fair imitation of Dee, and Greta Scacchi is even better as her controlling mother, who throws hissy fits about Darin and tries to push her daughter in the direction of another “Come September” star, Rock Hudson.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6661799   (601 words)

 Beyond the Sea
Welcome to Beyond the Sea - where contemporary design meets traditional craftmanship.
The essence of Beyond the Sea is the sea itself, stirring powerful, evocative memories of childhood holidays.
Beyond the Sea is packed with original ideas for the home all based on a nautical theme from fabulous beach home furniture to mirrors, paintings and wall hangings.
www.beyondthesea.co.uk   (121 words)

 Beyond the Sea
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www.beyondthesea.com /facial.html   (677 words)

 Beyond The Sea: triple j film reviews
Currently Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth are co-starring in the biggest movie of the year, Bryan Singer's Superman Returns: he as Superman's nemesis Lex Luthor, and she Superman's unrequited love interest, Lois Lane.
Beyond The Sea this is another attempt at a post-modern film, playing with the bio-pic form, with Spacey's Darin guiding us through various periods of the singer's life both on-camera and in voice over.
But both Bosworth and Spacey manage to make their characters so compelling that Beyond The Sea becomes both a moving portrait of a relationship and an interesting snapshot of a popular musical performer and his ambitions to overcome an impoverished life.
www.abc.net.au /triplej/review/film/s1682679.htm   (642 words)

 Beyond the Sea
"Beyond the Sea" is the Bobby Darin story.
Most known for singing "Mac the Knife" and "Splish Splash," Bobby Darin was a hot swanky singer who died at a young age in later 1960's.
Btw, though many may link "Beyond the Sea" with Darin, many many more will not.
www.rossanthony.com /B/beyondthesea.shtml   (323 words)

 Beyond the Sea
Beyond the Sea is a beautiful whirlwind musical homage to crooner Bobby Darin's remarkable career and astonishing life...
Beyond the Sea is an energetic biopicture on the life and career of the cocky and irrepressible singer Bobby Darin.
The one thing Spacey couldn't do for Beyond the Sea was grow younger.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/beyond_the_sea   (1037 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Beyond the Sea: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Beyond The Sea is a collection of rarely compiled, but familiar and feel-good tracks.
Beyond The Sea is the perfect album for beach iPod listening, garden barbeques, alfresco dinners, summer parties and driving with the windows down and the sunroof off (glam headscarf optional!).
Beyond The Sea captures the same essence, but with a summery, seaside, French Riviera style cool that is sure to make it the compilation of summer 2006.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000FIGZ9C   (794 words)

 Amazon.com: Beyond the Sea: DVD: Caroline Aaron,Tayfun Bademsoy,Brenda Blethyn,Kate Bosworth,Marcus Brigstocke,Jake ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Beyond the Sea puts Darin's life through a bit of a kaleidoscope: While singing Darin's most memorable hit, "Mack the Knife," Darin suddenly stops the show, revealing that he's not at a nightclub, but in the middle of a shooting a scene about his life as a nightclub performer.
"Beyond the Sea" can be an interesting view into the life of a 1960s pop icon if you can get by the cornball beginning and not think about why these great actors aren't being asked to be great actors.
"Beyond The Sea" started out as a three star film because of its harmlessness but sinks to one star by the end due to its own pretensions.
www.amazon.com /Beyond-Sea-Caroline-Aaron/dp/B00094ARN2   (2714 words)

 The Flick Filosopher | The Aviator and Beyond the Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There's a scene in The Aviator and one in Beyond the Sea that exemplifies how each film approaches its biographical subject, how very different those approaches are, and why both films are so equally entertaining nevertheless.
In the end, Scorsese turns what might be considered one of the greatest boondoggles of the 20th century -- Hughes's wooden airplane, the Hercules, derided as the "Spruce Goose" -- and transforms it into a victory, the rumble of its engines as Hughes pilots it into history a moment of galvanizing triumph.
Beyond the Sea takes a lot more risks, and if it doesn't always succeed in pulling them off, it still earns high marks for experimenting with the standard biopic format.
www.flickfilosopher.com /flickfilos/archive/2004/aviatorbeyondsea.shtml   (936 words)

 Exclusive Interview - Kevin Spacey for "Beyond the Sea"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
I think the musical form is a great form and I'm so happy that this year Beyond the Sea is not opening in a vacuum.
We've had the lovely Ray which is doing incredibly well, we have a Johnny Cash film coming up next year, all of which I think is all terrific for the genre.
In a sense, these other movies are laying the ground work because Beyond the Sea is not conventional as I was interested in making a film that celebrated entertainment, that was a romantic film, not just about veiled romance but romance of the period, the music and the style."
www.darkhorizons.com /news04/beyond.php   (964 words)

 Movie Review - Beyond the Sea
The film opens with Darin singing his hit song "Beyond the Sea" in a nightclub scene.
As an exposition of the singing and dancing talents of Kevin Spacey (he did his own dancing and singing in the film), Beyond the Sea hits the mark.
There's a line early on in Beyond the Sea in which the adult Bobby Darin tells his younger self, "Kid, memories are like moonbeams, we do with them what we want".
www.franksreelreviews.com /reviews/2004/beyondthesea.htm   (826 words)

 The X-Files: Beyond the Sea - TV.com
The title of the episode refers to the song "Beyond the Sea" which is adapted from the French song "La Mer" by Charles Trenet.
Tell the world what you think of Beyond the Sea, write a review for this episode.
Beyond The Sea introduces Scully's family into the show, deals with the death of her father, has a riveting performance by both her and Brad Dourif, and remains one of the shows highlights.
www.tv.com /xfiles/beyond-the-sea/episode/503/summary.html   (717 words)

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