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Memphis filmmaker Craig Brewer breathes life into a clunkier-than-you-remember "classic."

Let's be honest: The original Footloose, while a generational totem and "classic" to some, is no great shakes. The story of a sensitive, misunderstood new kid in town who combats bullies and uncomprehending authority figures while inspiring a sympathetic sidekick and not-so-good-girl…

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