Stick It

Stick It

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Stick It

From the writer of Bring It On comes this sports story about rebellious 17-year-old Haley who is forced to return to the regimented world of gymnastics after a run-in with the law. She is forced to enroll at an elite gymnastics academy in Texas, run by the Olympic gymnast Burt (Jeff Bridges). But Haley is despised by the other members who refuse to forget how she walked out on her Junior team years earlier, costing them the gold medal. Burt takes it upon himself to coach Haley, in his own way...

2006Rating: PG, contains course language105 minsGermany, USA
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My review

True this is better than you'd expect, and better than many of similar ilk. But that isn't saying much and it's still predictable, simplistic & has few redeeming factors. What do you expect from the writer of BRING IT ON.

2.0
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its the new karate kid part 2

This film is one of those rare will entertain most people films. Young people will think its cool, older people will admire the humour, i hope. Considering i saw this movie for free, i couldnt really go too wrong, but saying that i did really enjoy it. Its fast paced, and has jokes snuck in that quite a few people seemed not to get, which somehow made them...

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A spry teenage comedy that gets everything right, Stick It takes the usual batch of underdogs, dirt bags, mean girls and bimbos and sends them somersaulting through happy clichés and unexpected invention...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

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Much of the honest dialogue has the same feel as John Hughes' and Cameron Crowe's movies during their best years, while there's a half-serious hipness that recalls the first eight episodes of "The O.C."...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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The film strives for some type of a girl-empowerment message that equates trading one type of conformity for another with self-determination but muffs the dismount and stumbles on the landing. In other words, it fails to Stick It...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Spends an inordinate amount of time ogling the tight, lithe bodies of its young female characters. Thus, what might have appealed only to teen girls might well have crossover appeal to leering young boys as well...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A spry teenage comedy that gets everything right, Stick It takes the usual batch of underdogs, dirt bags, mean girls and bimbos and sends them somersaulting through happy clichés and unexpected invention...

0
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

press

Much of the honest dialogue has the same feel as John Hughes' and Cameron Crowe's movies during their best years, while there's a half-serious hipness that recalls the first eight episodes of "The O.C."...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The film strives for some type of a girl-empowerment message that equates trading one type of conformity for another with self-determination but muffs the dismount and stumbles on the landing. In other words, it fails to Stick It...

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Spends an inordinate amount of time ogling the tight, lithe bodies of its young female characters. Thus, what might have appealed only to teen girls might well have crossover appeal to leering young boys as well...

0

My review

True this is better than you'd expect, and better than many of similar ilk. But that isn't saying much and it's still predictable, simplistic & has few redeeming factors. What do you expect from the writer of BRING IT ON.

2.0
0

its the new karate kid part 2

This film is one of those rare will entertain most people films. Young people will think its cool, older people will admire the humour, i hope. Considering i saw this movie for free, i couldnt really go too wrong, but saying that i did really enjoy it. Its fast paced, and has jokes snuck in that quite a few people seemed not to get, which somehow made...

4.0
0