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Lesley Ann Warren,
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Sarah Wayne Callies,
Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
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My 367th Review: Beyond schmaltzy - even Country fans are going to see through this hokum
The original Pure Country is a fun sentimental romantic movie with some great honky tonk and ballads - not so this new version. It has a low budget Heaven Can Wait meets new country vibe that is pretty darn awful.
The plot is the first fault with angels and a gift of voice that is beyond corny in its representation, the second fault is the corn does grow as high as an elephant's eye - we just get all the country clichés and though the original has some heart, this has only saccharine - and almost comes across as,(take a deep breath), fake. Nearly anyways.
All in all, I was kind of looking forward to this; the original is actually pretty moving and with its "A Star is Born" plot moves along nicely - this sequel is just a mess.
I'm loathed to say it, but maybe you should give yourself the real gift this one time and give this a miss....
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