DVD review

Bugsy Malone

Leaving aside the Paul Williams soundtrack and Jodie Foster's performance (which aren't bad), Alan Parker's 1930s kiddie gangster musical, which dates back to 1976, combines a dozen bad things, including clunky dialogue, child actors, obvious sets and dull direction. Kids would probably find it patronising, and to the rest of us it falls somewhere between cloyingly cute and downright dodgy.

DVD EXTRAS: Trailers, storyboards, trivia, character notes, photo gallery.

Rating: 2 / 10

Retail dvd (carlton video, widescreen)


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