Dance movie a Step Up from usual fare

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While it's no Black Swan, it feels grit­tier and edgier than its nat­u­ral US coun­ter­part – the Step Up se­ries.

Dance Academy (PG) Di­rected by Jef­frey Walker Star­ring Xe­nia Good­win, Thomas Lacey, Tara Morice, Mi­randa Otto 101 mins ★★★1⁄2 teen drama. While it’s no Black Swan, it feels grit­tier and edgier than its nat­u­ral US coun­ter­part – the Step Up se­ries. Se­ries writer Sa­man­tha Strauss’ script may con­tain more than enough soap to whip its young tar­get au­di­ence

Based on the pop­u­lar Aussie TV se­ries that ran for 65 episodes and three sea­sons from 2010 to 2013, Dance Academy is a hugely like­able and en­joy­able slice of teen drama.

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