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"...[Stiles'] performance, and her dancing, blossom in a pleasant, spirited way....Thomas projects a potently attractive self-confidence..." Variety "...SAVE THE LAST DANCE teaches that you should never give up your dreams and that love is all you need..." Entertainment Weekly "...[The film has] smart performances and pulls off the rare trick of tackling some thorny racial issues without becoming blandly moralistic..."Total Film "...Well-crafted and smoothly paced, SAVE THE LAST DANCE benefits most strongly from its predominately youthful cast....Lawson and the most appealing Washington make impressions as vivid as those of Stiles and Thomas..." Los Angeles Times "...The development is intelligent, the characters are more complicated than we expect and the ending doesn't tie everything up in a predictable way....[Stiles is] one of the most talented of the emerging generation of actresses..." Chicago Sun-Times17.50423

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JazzTimes (5/01, pp.116-7) - "...A laundry list of both modern and old school bluesmeisters interpreting the telling tales of Robert Johnson....there are many highlights..."Living Blues (5-6/01, p.74) - "...Offers a chance to hear some of today's most high profile blues artists tackle the most difficult fake book in the form. It is interesting and often entertaining..."0.1810731

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Uncut (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] performances that are uniformly affectionate, honouring the material....That makes Randy Newman's 'Blue Monday' a revelation..."Dirty Linen (pp.53-54) - "[The album] showcases a host of great New Orleans talent, while touching on nearly all the great New Orleans styles and featuring a raft of classic songs that have now seeped into the general consciousness but were first Domino hits."0.09716444

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