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Mad Hot Ballroom

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

May 13, 2005

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Marilyn Agrelo

Starring :

Rodney Lopez, Victoria Malvagno, Yomaira Reynoso, Allison Sheniak, Alex Tchassov

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3.5 of 5

“..sweet, funny and perfect for families to see together...”
by Ethan Alter [NYC Film Critic]
3.5 of 4

“..one of those movies that make the world a brighter place...”
by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News]
3.5 of 4

“..one of the happiest, funniest, most entertaining movies of the year...”
by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4

“..is certainly a charmer -- and maybe above all else, a great date movie --..”
by Warren Curry [Entertainment Insiders]
“..gets a passing grade based on the precocious charms of its pint-size subjects and filmmakers' palpable enthusiasm for their subjects...”
by Glenn Whipp [L.A. Daily News]
3 of 4

“..follows in a long line of terrific recent nonfiction films...”
by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
4.5 of 5

“..enormously entertaining documentary..”
by [E! Online]
3.5 of 5

“..an uplifting and inspiring tale...”
by Michael Ferraro [Film Threat, Hollywood's Indie Voice]
4.5 of 5

“..An inspiring, illuminating and just plain delightful documentary..”
by Carol Cling [Las Vegas Review-Journal]
2 of 4

“..Agrelo and Sewell deserve praise for discovering and illuminating this delightful corner of an educational system..”
by A.O. SCOTT [Houston Chronicle]
5 of 5

“..a riveting and extremely entertaining look at a citywide dance competition..”
by Ray Greene [Boxoffice Magazine]
3.5 of 4

“..a more compelling experience than the similarly structured Spellbound...”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3.5 of 4

“..a documentary delight that's money-back guaranteed to enchant any evening you devote to it...”
by Barry Paris [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
3 of 5

“..a charming tale..”
by David Thomas [Filmcritic]
4 of 5

“..a celebration of students and teachers that makes for charming entertainment...”
by Uri Lessing [EFilmCritic]
4.5 of 5
Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Richard Nilsen [The Arizona Republic]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jessica Reaves [Chicago Tribune]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Daniel Neman [Richmond Times-Dispatch]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Alicia Potter [The Boston Phoenix]
1.5 of 5
Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]
Reviewed by Jean Lowerison [San Diego Metropolitan]

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