The Step Up
franchise has become a staple of the summer-movie-dance-off set, and this season is no exception, as Step Up Revolution
glides its way between the high-impact action blockbusters that dominate the summer months. Jon M. Chu, who directed the previous two Step Up
films, returns as an executive producer, while music-video director Scott Speer makes his feature directorial debut. Unfortunately, the series has somewhat flatlined, as first-time screenwriter Jenny Mayer brings nothing particularly new or interesting to the fourth installment. Many of the old tropes and gimmicks from the previous films are recycled into an all-too-familiar pl...