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Stardust

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Stardust

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
125 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/10/07
performer:
Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Charlie Cox, Robert De Niro, Sienna Miller
director:
Matthew Vaughn
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a B-

Yet another duet with her late dad, Nat King Cole, on ”When I Fall in Love” will leave some misty-eyed, and big-band numbers like ”Two for the Blues” exude a ’40s zip, but Natalie Cole’s current nostalgiafest isn’t quite unforgettable. The title track drags, and her jazzy high notes grow predictable. Polished arrangements add a lift, but a few of Stardust‘s 19 tracks — including a Portuguese ditty called ”Dindi” — could have been left on the mixing-room floor. B-