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TV preview: ''Dirty Dancing' is pretty dull

Published May 19, 2017 1:05 am
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ABC remade the 1987 movie "Dirty Dancing" (which ran 100 minutes) and scheduled it in a 180-minute time slot. Abigail Breslin (as Baby) and Colt Prattes (Johnny) do a decent job replacing Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, but this TV movie is bloated with additional storylines and loses the joy of the original. If you watch, record it and fast-forward — a lot

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