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Honey 3: Dare to Dance

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Predictable dance movie sequel has some profanity.

Movie PG-13 2016 96 minutes
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Honey 3

This movie is great. The only negative I had was I wish Cassie would have danced more. All her dance scenes were small and mediocre from what I have seen from her. She was capable of so much more.

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A multiracial cast of talented dancers does lend the movie some energy, but that doesn't compensate for the resemblance to some pretty bland made-for-TV teen movies. As in so many other such stories, the kids are putting on a show. They must overcome lack of financial resources. New music is played for the cast members, and somehow they immediately jump to the floor and perform perfectly synchronized choreography. Personal rivalries are posed without much justification as if to provide narrative conflict that can easily be remedied by saint-like forgiveness and understanding.

In the same simplistic way, the setting is Cape Town, even though most of the lead cast members speak in American accents and nothing in the specifics of the plot would change an iota if the whole thing were set in Los Angeles. The result is that the filmmakers seem to suggest that South Africans can't solve their own problems without foreign wisdom and assistance. While this is called HONEY 3, the only thing it seems to share with previous titles Honey and Honey 2 are the dance theme and the director, Billie Woodruff.

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