March 16, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

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type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
performer
Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Angela Bassett, Jena Malone, David Morse, Tom Skerritt
director
Robert Zemeckis
We gave it a B+

Director-choreographer Susan Stroman’s soaring, Tony-winning dance fantasy must be seen to be fully appreciated; no current Broadway show uses movement more thrillingly. But to a surprising degree, this set of recordings from the show works by itself. The numbers — from Benny Goodman’s sinewy, nuanced ”Sing Sing Sing” to the Squirrel Nut Zippers’ recent neo-swing gem ”Put a Lid on It” — make you want to dance.

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