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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate
U
Cast
Theo Stevenson
Akai Osei-Mansfield
Ashley Jensen
Mark Heap
Hugh Dennis.
Directors
Ben Gregor.
Screenwriters
Paul Gerstenberger.
Running Time
106 minutes

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Plot
With their community centre threatened with closure, two kids conjure up a plan to keep the wolves from the door: a dance show.


Review
All Stars
Following in the steps, flips and spins of StreetDance and its sequel, All Stars takes amiable aim at the tweenage market, with young teen heroes battling against the odds to put on a show and try to save their community hangout. The rather tired story is occasionally enlivened by a couple of good gags and daydream-set dance sequences, and undemanding kids may enjoy seeing their environment, at least, reflected on screen. But the characters are thin and the scale so modest this feels less like a movie than it does a cut-up of CiTV and Britain’s Got Talent.


Verdict
Derivative but occasionally fun.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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