Step Up (2006)
August 11, 2006
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, brief violence and innuendo
Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage (Channing Tatum) is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks – and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora (Jenna Dewan) is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts -- and the only thing standing...
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, as is evident from the title, is about a pair of dancers
from two different worlds who find both success and romance when joined in a
mixture of ballet and hip hop. The audience doesn't benefit nearly as much,
although does not suffer nearly as much as one would expect. The movie is as
cliché as all dance movies are, but subsequently is just as harmless.
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