|Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
||Exudes genuine appeal, thanks to director Kenny Ortega's brilliant choreography and a gifted cast.
|Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer
||...the film's musical numbers are dynamic, propelling the story forward.
|Catherine Dawson March, The Globe and Mail
||Disney raised the stakes by turning its hit TV-movie franchise into a feature film -- and the bet has paid off.
|Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
||...brought to life by the high-energy cast and the musical numbers, which Ortega shoots with electrifying pizzazz.
|Tasha Robinson, Chicago Tribune
||What it lacks in narrative ambition, it makes up for in dazzling choreography.