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Steve Antin

Reviews

Monday, March 7 2011

Xtina Strikes Out in 'Burlesque'

By keeping all the drama small, internal, or timid (how does a movie with this title end up rated PG-13? Come on!), Burlesque misses its miniscule opportunity to put on a respectable show.


Tuesday, November 23 2010

'Burlesque': Wanting to Be Cher

Certainly, Cher doesn’t need to sell herself: she's Cher, mesmerizingly fabricated, never finished. The movie doesn’t seem to quite get that.


Blogs

Wednesday, November 24 2010

Dial-a-Cliche: 'Burlesque'

Burlesque may be this year's model of a solid song and dance 'feel good'. In truth, it's a trite feel nothing.


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