‘Step Up Revolution’ Trailer: The Most Socially Conscious Dance Film Since ‘Dirty Dancing 2′

ALTFor those who thought the previous Step Up installments lacked weight and an awareness of the problems facing America today, Step Up Revolution is here to rectify those complaints.

Scrapping the slight “young twenty-somethings head to college!” plotline from Step Up 3D, Revolution pushes the envelope by injecting the franchise with a hefty dose of Occupy Wall Street spirit. The film follows Emily (So You Think You Can Dance‘s Kathryn McCormick) as she enters the Miami flash mob dance scene. When her new boyfriend, Ryan (Ryan Guzman), catches wind an evil businessman’s plot to develop his group’s home turf into real estate property, the choreography-savvy romantic duo turn to protest dancing to stand up against the man. Take that 1%!

The fourth Step Up movie will revolutionize cinemas on July 27, 2012.

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After a few years of working behind the scenes on movies and TV shows (and earning an IMDb page for bragging rights), Movies Editor Matt Patches made a hard right into the world of entertainment journalism. In 2009, Patches became the Associate Movies Editor of UGO.com, departing in 2010 to go rogue as a writer-for-hire. Patches covered movies and festivals for a number of outlets, including Movieline, MTV NextMovie, CinemaBlend, and Film School Rejects, before joining Hollywood.com as Movies Editor in 2011. He proudly names "Groundhog Day" as his favorite movie of all time.

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