CINEMANIA
Leonard Maltin, 1998 Video Review
Flashy but empty-headed remake of "Down to Earth," with Olivia Newton-John as muse who
pops in to inspire young roller-boogie artist. Designed as a showcase for the singer, but the
only thing it showcases is her total lack of screen charisma. Gene Kelly (using his character
name from "Cover Girl") tries his best to perk things up; even a brief animated sequence by
Don Bluth doesn't help. Newton-John's future husband, Matt Lattanzi, plays Kelly as a young
man. Songs include "Magic," by John Farrar and title tune by Electric Light Orchestra.
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