CINEMA: THEY SORTA GOT RHYTHM

EVER WANTED TO HEAR ALAN ALDA, JULIA ROBERTS OR WOODY ALLEN WARBLE A TUNE? HERE'S YOUR CHANCE

Dancin' and singin' in the streets? Terrific. Just as it has been since Gene Kelly and friends pioneered the idea. A production number in a glamorous jewelry store--all sinuous chorus kids, wowing us with their giddy athleticism? Absolutely. It puts us in touch with the long-lost silliness of movie musicals. A romantic pas de deux on the banks of the Seine? Yes. And could we have seconds on that one?

It sounds like a nostalgic pastiche of great moments from the great MGM musicals of the 1940s and '50s, and it would probably be O.K. with Woody Allen if a lot...

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