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Dance Films

Step up for more slick moves

It may be predictable and cheesy, but whether you have two left feet or you see yourself as the updated reincarnation of Fred Astaire/Anna Pavlova, you'll struggle not to enjoy Step Up 2: The Streets.

Sunday, 20 April, 2008, 12:00am

Perfect dance party material

From Shall We Dance starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and Singing in the Rain with Gene Kelly, to the 1980s hit Dirty Dancing and the slew of street or hip hop movies that followed 2001's Save the Last Dance, dance movies have long been popular with audiences.

And part of what makes a great dance movie is, of course, the soundtrack.

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Shall We Dance?

Starring: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon

Director: Peter Chelsom

The film: Comparisons are inevitable between Miramax's Shall We Dance remake and the original 1996 Japanese version of the same name, directed by Masayuki Suo.

24 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Shall We Dance?

Starring: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci

Director: Peter Chelsom

Category: IIA

4 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

movie watch

Shall We Dance?

Pearl, 12am

30 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

HIGHLIGHTS 60 Minutes World, 10pm An Iranian defector living in a refugee camp in Turkey has a new story as to how Pan Am 103 was blown out of the skies above Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988. He claims it was the Iranians, not the Libyans, who plotted the bombing.

14 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Back To The Floor

It may be tough at the top, as they say, but how many bosses remember how trying it is at the bottom of the career ladder? The BBC persuaded a few good management sports to swap their lofty positions for a week among the workers, setting the scene for another intriguing business series.

4 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Dancing out of step with classics

LET IT BE ME Starring Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals. Directed by Eleanor Bergstein. Category IIA. Showing at London, UA Queensway, UA Times Square, UA Sha Tin, UA Whampoa.

11 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Staying In

VIDEO Shall We Dance Japanese director Masayuki Suo followed up the success of Sumo Do Sumo Don't with this delightful romantic comedy.

While Sumo concentrates on the humorous aspects of wimps learning to wrestle, Shall We Dance explores the comedic potential of a group of people who, for various reasons, decide to take up ballroom dancing.

18 May 1997 - 12:00am

Taking to the dance-floor

WORLD have pulled off a mega-coup by bringing the low-budget Australian cult hit Strictly Ballroom (9.30pm) to the TV screen in record time. One of the funniest and most original films to hit cinemas in years, Strictly Ballroom only came to HK in December and it's still doing the rounds in the US and England.

16 Aug 1993 - 12:00am