Cinema: Fan Dance

ALL THAT JAZZ Directed by Bob Fosse Screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur and Bob Fosse

There is nothing unpredictable about Bob Fosse: this gifted director-choreographer has shown the same strengths and weaknesses throughout his stage and film career. As a showman, he has no equal. Music, performers, movement, lighting, costumes and sets all blend together in Fosse productions to create brilliant flashes of exhilarating razzle-dazzle. Yet the man just does not know when to leave well enough alone. Too often Fosse insists on fusing entertainment with superficially conceived Big Themes. Certainly musicals have a right to be serious, but Fosse's song-and-dance...

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