Movie review: Musical romance Yesterday tries too hard to please Beatles fans

Jack (Himesh Patel) is a nobody on the verge of giving up music but gets unflagging support from his manager and childhood friend Ellie (Lilly James).
Jack (Himesh Patel) is a nobody on the verge of giving up music but gets unflagging support from his manager and childhood friend Ellie (Lilly James).PHOTO: UIP

YESTERDAY (PG13)

117 minutes/Opens Aug 8/2.5 stars

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