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a small mistake can cost you your lifetime...

Advantages: story, emotions and its changing lovers
Disadvantages: a couple of not-so-believable coincidences

Chico has grown old, very old, and he shines shoes to make an earning. He lives in a small house, with very few resources. But he’s got one thing which he’d kept for a long time. A picture. He keeps this photo with him everytime. Everyday when he returns ...

crazyomon 14.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Chico And Rita (DVD)

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Bust-a-Move

Advantages: Exciting, upbeat and funky with lots of eye candy
Disadvantages: Very superficial, ignores a lot of social issues

This is a review of the film only. Summary Year of Production: 2010 Director: Max Giwa & Dania Pasquini Screen Writer: Adam Green Total Running Time: 98 Minutes UK Certificate: PG Region 2 DVD Release Date: 27/09/2010 Trailer: h ...

plipplopfromdooyoo 17.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Street Dance 3D (DVD)

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Nein, Nein, Nein!

Advantages: Some nice costume design and a couple of reasonable performances.
Disadvantages: Dreadful direction, poor writing and pathetic musical numbers.

Film director Guido Contini is in serious trouble. He’s supposed to be shooting his latest movie, simply titled “Italia”, but he has no story, no script and a producer who won’t leave him alone. As he contemplates his project he is brought to mind of the ...

afy9mab 01.03.2010 · Read full review
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Nine, Nein!

Advantages: Excellent cast, wonderful acting, amazing scenes, musical numbers
Disadvantages: Boring, really really boring.

I love musicals! I can't get enough if them; Rocky Horror, Moulin Rouge, Chicago - amazing! So when I saw an advert for the movie 'Nine', I became very excited and wanted to see it as soon as possible. After seeing it, I have to say, I was pretty disappoi ...

xKatieeex 30.12.2009 · Read full review
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Nine

Advantages: The starry cast and their extraordinary abilties to sing and dance
Disadvantages: Lack of depth and shockingly brief appearances from some of the actresses

Among the never-ending stream of modern musical films, there were some hits, ("Moulin Rouge," "Hairspray") complete critical/financial flops (2009's "Fame," "Rent") and those in between. ("Evita," "The Phantom of the Opera") But before you say "Oh no, not ...

goldenbat666 24.04.2010 · Read full review
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