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Step Up 3D all moves

What matters is the dancing, and it is spectacular.


The cloyingly sincere Pirate dance crew of NYC enters the World Jam dance-off against the evil Samurais in a last ditch effort to save their beloved, ramshackle dance studio. If you had to come up with a dance crew concept---evil or otherwise---what would it be? Mine would be the Grind-Haus, a collective dedicated to choreographing with a deconstructive eye and a post-modern existential tone. After all the teams have “brought it,” Grind-Haus will break it down for the suckers. Will we be evil? Well, yes, probably so, to the people who care deeply or just purely enjoy dance movies like the Step Up series. After all, what matters is the dancing, and it is spectacular. Step Up 3D at once lauds the dedication of the dancers to their art while short-changing their artistic struggles. Grind-Haus is, at once, a funhouse mirror reflection of dance-movie cliches and a bunch of joyless assholes.

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Step Up 3D

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Director: Jon M. Chu

Writer: Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer

Producer: Patrick Wachsberger, Erik Feig Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot

Cast: Rick Malambri, Adam Sevani, Sharni Vinson, Alyson Stoner, Keith "Remedy" Stallworth, Kendra Andrews, Stephen "Twitch" Boss, Joe Slaughter, Jason Etter and Keith Stallworth

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