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Shall We Dance Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The entire feature feels poorly motivated and low on energy. There's clearly something missing.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 14, 2004
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Feels engineered the way women's magazines too often do: to deliver the feel-good without burdening us with too much feeling or thought.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2/4

October 15, 2004
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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An unwieldy mess that gives every impression of having been made under a mandate to fill the Miramax crowd-pleaser slot.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 14, 2004
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Too bad the title Lost in Translation, which aptly describes much of the story of the Shall We Dance? remake, was already taken.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 14, 2004
Brooke Holgerson
Boston Phoenix

Shall We Dance? gives us characters whose lives are transformed by the beauty and joy of dancing without ever showing us how.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

October 19, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Terrible film, terrible film.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

October 11, 2004
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

There are good movies about the transformative power of dance, but all this one does is parade stock characters around and hint at tiny changes they've made in their lives.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: D+

October 19, 2004
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com

The new Dance is a lukewarm Hollywood T-ball game, where the only goal is to please every potential audience member out there in the great unknown.

Full Review Source: FilmJerk.com | Original Score: D+

October 14, 2004
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

Shall We Dance? never seems to rise above its syrupy premise and ballroom antics.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 2/4

October 14, 2004
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

The best parts of Shall We Dance have more in common with Best in Show than Strictly Ballroom.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 3/5

September 27, 2004
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Turns a sweet, lilting story into a clunky, clichéd and tedious movie sitcom.

Full Review Source: USA Today

October 15, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A sugarcoated American remake with all the same charms, but also the same flaws.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 15, 2004
Amy Simmons
Time Out
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Offers attractive, inoffensive characters and a smattering of broad laughs, but it fails to use its potential to explore weightier themes such as John's mid-life crisis.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Mike Ward
Richmond.com

Shall we Dance is a chick flick jack-in-the-box. In the beginning it elicits wide appeal...then suddenly morphs into Lifetime fare...

Full Review Source: Richmond.com

October 18, 2004
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)

[Gere's] need to telegraph sappy good-heartedness with every shot drains away all trace of eroticism.

October 20, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The original is about the restorative power of dance. The remake is about working a rap number into the movie so kids will buy the soundtrack.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

October 14, 2004
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Instead of class, we get crass. Instead of living characters, we get lazy stereotypes. Instead of light effervescence, we get a lead balloon.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

October 13, 2004
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Shall We Dance opens so promisingly that it's a big disappointment when the picture suffers crucial missteps that throw off its entire rhythm.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 2/4

October 13, 2004
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

Audrey Wells' badly flawed adaptation of the original screenplay tries to bridge [the] cultural gap but it doesn't work

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

October 14, 2004
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Director Peter Chelsom pulls off the unexpected and actually produces a passable, if not entirely successful film.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 69/100

October 15, 2004

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