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Honey Daniels has been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves, and now everything she ever wanted is just a step away. For years, Honey's spirit and ambition have given her--as dancer and aspiring choreographer--the guts to move ahead, even when those who love her most have doubts about her possible success in such a tough field. Not content with her parents' world of safe choices that promise a secure future, Honey moves to the heart of the city, where the streets are a barrage of sound, energy and music--and it's the music she's after. Living there is… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is fairy tale stuff, its saintly hip-hop heroine far too worthy for comfort and its dialogue hilariously banal."
‑ Derek Adams, Time Out
"The star-is-born trajectory nourishes some howlers ... as well as a thumpingly unsubtle portrayal of the creative process."
‑ Ed Park, Village Voice
"Honey is just dumb but teens love it."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"What does Honey do in the face of dilemma? Come see this touching film to find out."
‑ Vince Koehler, Entertainment Spectrum
"No work of genius, but unexpectedly endearing."
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"So riddled with limp clichés that it doesn't even qualify as a guilty pleasure."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
"It's so predictable."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Oooh boy, whoever greenlit this baby is going to have some explaining to do."
‑ Garth Franklin, Dark Horizons
"Some dazzling acrobatic dance moves, but the story is pretty lame. The DVD, however, with quality extras, rates a B."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Not nearly as good as Britney Spears' cheese-fest Crossroads..."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"The girl's gotta dance -- and meets little resistance -- in this hip-hop take on an age-old theme."
‑ Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter
"There's an entertainingly ludicrous movie lurking somewhere inside of the ludicrous, mediocre one this actually is."
‑ Charles Taylor, Salon.com
"Alba's quite easy on the eye, and admittedly, a bit of a star in the making."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A preposterously transparent attempt to market hip-hop in as anodyne a way as possible, but -- for its target audience of pre-teenage girls -- it works."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
"Occasionally preachy and always predictable, it's nevertheless executed with efficiency and a little charm."
‑ Nev Pierce, BBC.com
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