A Chorus Line Reviews

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March 7, 2019
If you were one of that legion who saw A Chorus Line more than once in the theater, the film is enough to make you doubt your judgment. If you've never seen the stage piece, you may come out wondering what in the name of goodness all the fuss was about.
March 7, 2019
A Chorus Line: The Movie is like a soccer match seen only from the waist up. They've cut off the feet, which is all the more frustrating when you're supposed to be enjoying the fancy footwork.
March 7, 2019
A Chorus Line is a kind of 'Murphy's Law: The Motion Picture' -- everything that can go wrong does.
March 7, 2019
Richard Attenborough's movies are like the best-behaved guests at a Swiss embassy reception; they never offend, never impress.
March 7, 2019
You want to know about the dancing? It's bad. Rather, the way it has been restaged and shot for the movie is bad.
March 7, 2019
A classic play has been reduced a decent movie. It's a shame it couldn't be as good as the play; it's a small pleasure that it`s as entertaining as it is.
March 7, 2019
A Chorus Line is a noble, at times highly entertaining attempt to bring a hopelessly stagebound show to film. Considering the limitations of the medium, it's almost as good as it could be.
March 7, 2019
The show's format proves too slippery for the director to manage properly. The stagebound setting gets boring; the action doesn't build a steady momentum; and the characters do far too much hanging around until the camera's ready to point at them again.
March 7, 2019
This $24 million extravaganza is an empty shell, so cautious it lacks even the sleazy energy of a real desecration.
March 7, 2019
Athough director Attenborough's film version has a couple of pleasant numbers which serve as oases amidst the dullness, it really hurts for those who remember the dazzle and emotional depth of the let's-put-on-a-show original.
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