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Pixel Perfect (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Family | Sci-Fi | Comedy  -  16 January 2004 (USA)
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When holography is used to create a new pop star, things start to go awry.

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Samantha's band, the Zettabytes, is meeting with little success, so her friend Roscoe uses his knowledge of technology designed by his father to create a holographic lead singer, Loretta Modern. The band instantly becomes successful, but Samantha begins to feel alienated, Roscoe discovers feelings for Samantha, and Loretta struggles with individuality. Written by Andronis

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Virtual Perfection  »

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Quotes

Samantha: She's just a trick of light.
Loretta Modern: And you're nothing but water and a few pounds of chemicals! Maybe a few more pounds than you *really need.*
Samantha: It's not fair! I can't even smack her!
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Polka Dots
Written by R. Durrant, N. Pynn and S. Holland
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Actually very good!
16 January 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was a surprisingly good Disney Channel movie, despite the highly implausible storyline. For once, the characters actually have some depth and deal with serious relational issues. This is also the first Disney Channel movie in several years where the main characters are older than middle-school age (Roscoe actually drives!), which may be part of the reason for the unusual depth of the material.

Credit goes to Ricky Ullman for his excellent performance as Roscoe, a kid with serious fantasy/reality distinguishing problems. The character could have come across as either disturbingly weird or just plain silly, but Ullman approaches the role with a realness and sincerity that you just don't see a lot of in this sort of production.

The movie's depictions of being inside the Internet and the human brain are imaginative, inspired, and really rather thought-provoking. The visual-effects experience of director Mark Dippe really comes through very well in this.

The songs throughout the movie are fun and frothy, but don't be fooled -- there's a serious, emotional, raw undercurrent to the entire film that really sets it apart from most Disney Channel fare. A very good movie indeed.


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