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Free Style

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Marcel Williams

Free Style

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
94 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/09/09
performer:
Corbin Bleu, Madison Pettis, Penelope Ann Miller
director:
William Dear
distributor:
Samuel Goldwyn Films
author:
68922, 67302
genre:
Drama, Sports

We gave it a D+

Best known as the only guy in High School Musical with even floppier hair than Zac Efron, actor-singer Corbin Bleu stars in this soporific drama as a small-town teen hoping to join the pro motocross tour. The plot pf Free Style, lifted wholesale from any number of kid-with-a-dream movies, unfolds just the way you think it will…until the climax turns out to be even cheesier than you feared. And Bleu, in his first shot as a leading man, comes off as bland and painfully earnest — an unfortunate side effect, perhaps, of his High School education. D+

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