Musical Chairs
Musical Chairs (2012)

Set against the exciting backdrop of competitive ballroom dancing, Musical Chairs is about Armando (Bonilla) a Bronx-bred Latino who aspires to be a dancer but whose only way in is as handyman at a Manhattan dance studio, and Mia (Pipes),… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 23, 2012
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

Most of "Musical Chairs" settles for being simple, familiar and ineffective, though I suspect it'll warm a few hearts.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

By the time the mirror ball finally spins, we have long since lost interest.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While Susan Seidelman's musical drama is contrived and formulaic, it gets a free pass mainly for being such a charming romance that at least tries to break its predictability.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A feel-good romantic fantasy that is likely to inspire a hollow laugh among some people in wheelchairs.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Seidelman's unflagging enthusiasm, which extends to her buoyant cast, winds up giving this superficial story a bit of unexpected depth.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Having been a dancer for a good part of my life, I found 'Musical Chairs' quite inspiring.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

The little-known art of wheelchair ballroom dancing is a worthy subject, but this clumsy romantic comedy is like a partner who keeps stepping on - or rolling over - your toes.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Charming and upbeat, and it's stuffed with great, vibrant, insanely catchy music.

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Simpatico if shallow, struggling to be a life-affirming, feel-good fantasy.

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