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Based on 33 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The cliched script by Carol Heikkinen plays like "Dawson's Creek" in toeshoes. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    The strained romantic plot is a slow fizzle. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    It's so predictable, you can set your watch to when the bulimic will sneak away to the bathroom. show more

  • 63
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Modestly entertaining when it is engaged in such a celebration onstage, but it trips up when the action moves backstage, where bad dialogue ... lurks in the shadows. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Don't like archetypes? Wait till you meet the cliches. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie uses the materials of melodrama, but is gentle with them; it's oriented more in the real world, and doesn't jack up every conflict and love story into an overwrought crisis. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Although the film's ending is a little too neat and happy to be realistic, it does leave you with the feeling of young girls taking charge of their lives. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Rarely has a dance movie done so many cinematic pirouettes with such a graceful sense of audience-pleasing fun. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The best dance movie since "Flashdance." show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Aiming to keep it real, the cast of the new dance casserole Center Stage sweats spunk. show more

  • August 01, 2008 Nicky92395
    Report This User

    Great movie! I loved it so much I bought the dvd, which I don't usually do unless I can watch a movie over and over again.

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