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Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance, Music

Release Date :

August 11, 2006

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Anne Fletcher

Starring :

Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Alyson Stoner, Josh Henderson, Heavy D, Deirdre Lovejoy, Linda E. Williams

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..Predictable in every respect..”
by Frank Scheck [The Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“..offer nothing fresh..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
Review rate : B+

“..it is when the characters are on their feet and the music is blaring that this movie really takes center stage..”
by Andrea Tuccillo [The Cinema Source]
“..impresses as crowd-pleasing, teen-skewing fare with possible crossover appeal..”
by Joe Leydon [Variety]
2 of 4

“..entertaining enough to please its intended audience..”
by Jessica Reaves [Chicago Tribune]
3 of 4

“..doesn't represent anything that hasn't been done a thousand times before..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2 of 4

“..a movie that never settles for subtle foreshadowing when it can telegraph every development emphatically and long in advance..”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Scott Brown [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sue Pierman [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by John Urbancich [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland]
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Reviewed by Chris Kaltenbach [The Baltimore Sun]
Reviewed by Steve Schneider [Orlando Weekly]
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Reviewed by Annemarie Moody [The Arizona Republic]
Reviewed by Bret McCabe [Baltimore City Paper]

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