A New Life Awaits at 'Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School'more...
by JEANNETTE CATSOULIS for the New York Times
Ever since George Bernard Shaw described dancing as "a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire," his words have been the subliminal tag line of every movie in which couples hoof their way to romantic bliss. "Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing and Charm School" struggles bravely to maintain that tradition, but it's tough to convey the erotic charge of a merengue when all your characters are drowning in misery.
published: March 31, 2006