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Let It Shine (2012)

TV Movie  |   |  Family, Music  |  June 2012 (USA)
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A teenage rapper must use his musical talent to battle his nemesis and win the girl of his dreams.

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Based on the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, an awkward man speaks through another to the girl he loves. She falls for the words i.e. the lyrics. Written by Johnathan Flowers

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Courtney B. Vance started in "Joyful Noise" a movie about a choir who wear purple robes. Let it shines opening number is called "Joyful Noise" which also features Courtney B. Vance See more »

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Around the Block
Written by Antonina Armato, Tim James, Thomas Sturges (as Thomas Armato Sturges), Jon Vella and In-q
Produced by Antonina Armato (as Antonia Armato) and Tim James
Performed by Brandon Mychal Smith (uncredited), Coco Jones (uncredited), Tyler James Williams (uncredited) and Cast (uncredited)
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A really different shift for Disney and a surprise on the hip-hop focus!
31 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the previews and promos for this movie and what really pushed me to watch it was the hip-hop sound and the fact that Tyler James Williams was apart of it, seeing as I loved him on "Everybody Hates Chris", and I told 1 of my best friends to see it and he did, but I didn't see it until tonight, pretty funny huh? Anyway, I thought this movie was well done and I found it to be incredible in story(though it was slightly predictable), the music was really sophisticated(especially coming from Walt Disney Records), the dialogue wasn't cheesy in the slightest bit, and overall it was awesome to watch. This is only the 2nd Disney channel movie where the cast was African-American and I was alright with it mainly because I've seen mostly white people on their shows(I'm not being racist it's true)so I'm glad they changed it up for this movie. I didn't like how Cyrus' father was critical towards hip-hop/rap and claiming it was considered "devil music" and that it was going against God, but his apology and turn to accept it made up for it and there were times where "Lord of Da Bling" would just mess with Cyrus and I was wishing he would just fight back and call him out with a freestyle but he didn't and that was really disappointing for me. Also Kris and Cyrus' fight I thought would've ruined their friendship for good, but I'm glad it didn't. The soundtrack was incredible and the songwriters were really good, my personal favorite songs were "Don't Run Away", "Guardian Angel" and "Moment of Truth". I expected this movie to be just OK, but it was awesome and really cool, so I give it a 9 out of 10 and it's one of the more mature and less childish and cheesy DCOMs and for the most part it didn't feel like a Disney channel movie at all. It has its flaws, just as every movie does, but those flaws weren't big enough to prevent me from enjoying it, but I don't think it was quite as good as Lemonade Mouth. This movie gets a 9/10 from me and it was great, but it clearly doesn't have sequel potential, however, these stars could easily go on tour and perform songs from the movie. Keep it up Disney!!!!!!!


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