Burlesque Reviews

  • Burlesque
    • Genre : Drama, Musical, Romance
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : 100 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Screen Gems
    • Official Site : http://www.burlesque-movie.com/
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • well this is so bad, it's ... bad
    1.5 of 4 by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger ]
  • the plot is skimpier than the costumes
    2 of 4 by Lou Lumenick [NY Post ]
  • style-less exercise in mediocrity in need of a dose of self-awareness
    Review rate : C- by Adam Graham [Detroit News ]
  • spends much of the movie onstage, singing and dancing
    by Manohla Dargis [NY Times ]
  • safe place for Aguilera to show off her song and dance chops
    3.5 of 5 by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times ]
  • remains slightly off-key
    2 of 4 by Scott Bowles [USA Today ]
  • offers dispiriting evidence that the Hollywood musical is stalled at weak imitation
    by Karina Longworth [Village Voice ]
  • not as bad as "Showgirls" but not nearly as good as "Chicago,"
    2 of 4 by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune ]
  • no finesse. Just plot and dialogue that land with audible thuds
    2.5 of 4 by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star ]
  • like watching a celebrity workout film with a plot
    2.5 of 4 by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe ]
  • just a predictable story occasionally interrupted by increasingly lavish song-and-dance numbers
    2.5 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • exceedingly well shot and edited - some of the musical numbers are knockouts - and it emits an upbeat, pleasant vibe that carries you right past its plentiful cliches
    3 of 4 by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald ]
  • entertaining in every way, but more than that it feels like a generous public event
    by Mick LaSalle [San Fransisco Chronicle ]
  • earnestly ersatz down to every spangle, dance move, plot turn, and line of hokum dialogue
    Review rate : C- by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • cheeky fun
    3 of 5 by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com ]
  • between mildly awful and slightly entertaining
    2 of 4 by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail ]
  • a farrago of atrocious acting and worse singing
    2 of 4 by Peter Howell [Toronto Star ]

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