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Passion

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Passion

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
115 minutes
performer:
Donna Murphy, Jere Shea, Marin Mazzie
director:
James Lapine
author:
10623
genre:
musical

We gave it a B-

In the wake of her top 5 hit with Peabo Bryson, ”A Whole New World (Aladdin’s Theme),” Regina Belle demonstrates that it’s not enough for a diva to just work a song, which she does with classic big-voiced, jazz-flavored style — a diva should own it, which Belle does not on Passion. Of course, with lines like ”All I wanna do is go tango in Paris/You bring the Dom Perignon/Boy, let’s get it on,” renting makes more sense. B-

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