Episode #203 Center Stage with Helen O’Hara from Empire Podcast and magazine and Helen Zaltzman from The Allusionist, Answer Me This! and Veronica Mars Investigations.

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Helen Zaltzman (The Allusionist, Answer Me This! and Veronica Mars Investigations) and Helen O’Hara (Empire Podcast and magazine) return to Flixwatcher remotely to review Helen Z’s choice Center Stage. Center Stage 2000 teen drama about a group of young dancers from different backgrounds that join a prestigious (fictional) ballet school in New York City. Directed by Nicholas (Madness of King George) Hytner and stars a mix of actors and dancers. Out of the main characters who are dancers, four are professional ballet dancers (Amanda Schull (her debut) Ethan Stiefel, Sascha Radetsky, and Julie Kent), one is a professional figure skater (Ilia Kulik), one had ballet training (Zoe Saldana in her debut also), and two were actors with no ballet training (Susan May Pratt and Shakiem Evans). Body doubles were used for many of the major dance sequences. Peter Gallagher also stars as the company director and choreographer. Center Stage is essentially a high school drama set in a ballet school. Nothing is ambiguous and if you missed anything then it is all summarised - through dance - in the dance finale. The brutal side of ballet - no pizza and bad feet, Mandy Moore and bland boyfriends feature heavily - if that’s your thing then you’ll love it.

Scores

[supsystic-tables id=214] If it’s not then you’ll probably not enjoy it - this caveat was heavily reflected in the scores with an average of three for recommendability which ends up giving an overall score of 3.34. What do you guys think? Have you seen Center Stage? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #203 Crew Links

Thanks to Episode #203 Crew of Helen O’Hara (@HelenLOHara) from Empire Podcast and magazine and Helen Zaltzman (@HelenZaltzman) from The Allusionist, Answer Me This! and Veronica Mars Investigations. Find their Websites online at https://www.empireonline.com/ And at https://www.theallusionist.org/ And at https://podfollow.com/answermethis/view And at https://www.veronicamarsinvestigations.com/ Please make sure you give them some love

More about Center Stage

For more info on Center Stage, you can visit Center Stage IMDb page here or Center Stage Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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