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Fame Reviews

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April 21, 2011
Director Alan Parker has reinvented effectively the old musical movie genre of let's put on a show in a way that speaks directly to younger viewers
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 19, 2010
Raw look at teen life more shocking than you might recall.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 8, 2010
The song and dance scenes are hard to beat in terms of sheer energy and atmosphere, but the dramatic storylines leave several loose ends.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 26, 2009
Nearly thirty years after its debut, Alan Parker's Fame remains, in its way, even fresher than its glossy 2009 remake
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 9, 2008
Alan Parker has come up with an exposure for some of the most talented youngsters seen on screen in years. There isn't a bad performance in the lot.
April 6, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
July 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
A genuine treasure, moving and entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 30, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
April 11, 2004
As Fame begins to unspool and you realize that the movie's a lot more endearingly grimy and profane than you recall...just blame it on that stupid TV knockoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 31, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2003
Infectious and moving and sometimes bittersweet.
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 7, 2003
A rambling, emotionally involving, and exuberent movie with flashes of cinematic poetry.
May 24, 2003
It's telling that this film is best remembered for its music and dancing: its attempts at serious ensemble drama have mixed results.
January 9, 2003
One of the finest dramas ever about teen life
| Original Score: 5/5
November 5, 2002
Not always believable, but energetic and enjoyable.
| Original Score: 4/5
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