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Stomp the Yard Reviews

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net
March 30, 2011
It's a little bit of a musical, a little bit of a sports film, a little bit coming-of-age story. And none of it, beyond the dancing, any good.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review
July 11, 2007
... the film as a whole lacks the energy of its dance numbers.
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies
June 25, 2007
At a time of year when theaters are filled with flashy, fun, but empty offerings, Stomp The Yard is a surprisingly satisfying alternative.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
May 14, 2007
It's not a great movie, no, and maybe not even a particularly good one. But it's likable and unassuming, and the dancing is off the hook, or whatever the kids are saying these days.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
April 8, 2007
There is so much yet so little on the screen: so much movement and action, but so little to cling on to. So much angst, so little context.
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
March 16, 2007
An inspirational dance movie, which, like an inspirational sports movie, runs on predictable rails.
Neil Smith
Film4
March 16, 2007
The dynamic dance sequences have all the right moves, but there's precious little to hold the attention once the music stops.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
James White
Total Film
March 16, 2007
Driven along by a decent cast who really turn it on during the musical moments, letting their steps tell the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
March 15, 2007
The performances are good but the heavily cliched script ensures that there's very little of interest here, unless you're a massive stepping fan.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
David Jenkins
Time Out
March 14, 2007
There's little here for British eyes.
March 13, 2007
The Yard is a minefield of clichés - step at your peril.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Simon Braund
Empire Magazine
March 13, 2007
Decidely average teen drama but with a few decent dance numbers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Noh
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
Sylvain White should be chained to a chair...for the migraine-inducing crimes he commits, which rob the numbers of any joy or human flavor they might have possessed.
Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com
February 12, 2007
If there is any sort of cultural relevance to be found in a movie like Stomp the Yard, it's that spectacles don't even matter anymore: We just need the possibility of a spectacle.
| Original Score: 2/5
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
February 4, 2007
The plot was stomped on a bit, but it is watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Melissa Anderson
Time Out
February 3, 2007
Benign nonsense.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
January 29, 2007
You will never see stomping like this as I'm sure it took months of training to pull off all these incredible dance scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jette Kernion
Cinematical
January 24, 2007
Stomp the Yard is a much better movie than its trailers would indicate, and better than many of its predecessors in the teen-dance genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic.com
January 20, 2007
Clearly, someone is getting served here but it certainly isn't the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Stephen Saito
Premiere Magazine
January 19, 2007
Director Sylvain White, whose last film was the equally unnecessary I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, manages to take the joy out of a dance movie by jerking the camera around and speeding up the dance moves so much.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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