Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet represented a step forward in story-telling from Strictly Ballroom, with the power of the story stronger than the stylistic idiosyncracies that I think overwhelm the characters and narratives of his later movies. The support actors are all superb. Especially Pete Postlethwaite and Miriam Margolyes. And Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes …

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The IMDb summary for Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom is “A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.” Thanks to Christine we think it should be changed to “Footloose meets Kath and Kim.” And there should be some sort of warning that Paul Mercurio …

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