On this Movie-Go-Round, Nicole decided to give this round’s New to Two as a gift to musician and producer Brett, and a stress-free watch for David. The Commitments, based on a novella by Roddy Doyle, is the story of the beginnings of an Irish soul band, whose members learn how to expect more and pursue more in life. Is it at all realistic in how bands are formed? Does it have anything of substance to say when there isn’t music playing? Is it normal for a director to make this many references to his own movies? And did David and Brett enjoy it?

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