Casi Divas (Road to Fame)
Casi Divas (Road to Fame) (2008)

Mexican director Issa López's show business-themed comedy drama Casi Divas (Road to Fame) follows the adventures of four aspiring actresses clamoring for a coveted part in a hotshot producer's new movie. The producer in question… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 11, 2008
DVD Release Date: October 20, 2009
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Buckwalter

The "casi" in Casi Divas translates to "almost," and it's an appropriate word for the film as a whole.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

With a surrogate for every demographic and a heroine for every taste, Casi Divas jiggles and jokes its way around as many Mexican box-office bases as possible.

Steve Ramos
Boxoffice Magazine

The film's girl-to-girl comedy far outshines its frequent bursts of melodrama, two-dimensional male characters (especially Julio Bracho as the producer of the talent show) and surprising lack of suspense over who will win the contest.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

A shrill and gaudy comedy about the quest for celebrity.

Ronnie Scheib

[A] gloriously flamboyant comedic extravaganza.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Mildly engaging, wickedly funny and peppy with a lively ensemble cast, but it could have used a stronger dose of imagination, satirical bite and wit.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A comedy with just the right blend of satire, social comment, myriad complications, romance and heart-tugging to give it some deft shading and variety.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

A none-too-clever but hustling-to-please Mexican comedy.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A funny television satire and heartening viewing experience that has personal lessons in courage as well as much needed commentary on US/Mexican border relations.

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Quinto Wallight
When the movie's funny, it's really funny (the trashy Kat & Kim-like girl was fabulous)... but it's not very often. The problem is they… More