Tag Archives: dance

Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Killing Eve (BBCAmerica) Rated TV-14

A security operative hunts down an assassin. Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings. Starring Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, and Fiona Shaw. This is another amazing, character-driven show with two female leads. The two women are strong, smart, and just doing their … Continue reading

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World of Dance (NBC) Rated NR

Dancers perform in front of a panel of judges to compete for a million dollars and the title of best in the world. Starring  Jenna Dewan Tatum, Derek Hough, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo This reality show brings the best of the best … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Rated PG-13

A jazz pianist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons. I love, love, loved this film. I wish they made more films like this. The opening … Continue reading

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Mao’s Last Dancer (2009) Rated PG

A film based on the life of Li Cunxin, a boy who was plucked from his tiny village in communist China to dance. Based on the autobiography of Li Cunxin. Starring Chi Cao, Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Kyle MacLachlan. Wow, … Continue reading

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Come Dance with Me (2012) Rated PG-13

Jack wants to impress his future in-laws, so in preparation for the proposal, he takes dance lessons. Starring Andrew McCarthy, Michelle Nolden, Stephanie Anne Mills. This wasn’t a bad film; it reminded me of  Shall We Dance?. Only here, we … Continue reading

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Bunheads (ABCFamily) Rated NR

On a whim, a Las Vegas showgirl marries a man and moves to his small town, where she works with her mother-in-law at her dance studio. Starring Sutton Foster, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Julia Goldani Telles, Bailey De Young, Emma Dumont. This … Continue reading

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Road to Bali (1952) Rated NR

Two song-and-dance men must leave Australia to avoid marriage proposals. Instead, they take jobs as divers for Princess Lala. Starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour This is the sixth “Road to . . .” film starring Bing Crosby and … Continue reading

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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Rated NR

The biography of Jerome Kern, the writer of many Broadway musicals. Starring June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Van Johnson, Tony Martin, Robert Walker As the lover of many of Kern’s musical scores- most notably Show Boat-I had … Continue reading

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Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014)

(1928-2014) The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) Rated NR A high school girl falls for a playboy artist with screwball results. I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) Rated NR A soldier suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) meets a young … Continue reading

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