2009’s Fame may hit on some of the best parts of the entertainment industry with performances of music and dance, but all of this being crammed into one film leaves little room for an actual film to really form.
The New York Academy of Performing Arts is apparently the place to be for upcoming, high school aged artists of all types. Auditions are brutal, classes are challenging, and you have to be just as studious as you are talented. This film follows a group of kids who are lucky enough to be accepted into the school during the four years of their lives spent fine-tuning what they do best.
With the massive popularity of singing and dancing on TV and in films today, Fame is not the film that is going to shine above the rest as something truly memorable. [Read more...]