Staying Alive (1983)
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Honestly one of the best sequels I've ever seen. Don't get me wrong, this movie is cheesy as hell but so is the first one and the character is really fully realized and expanded upon in his second feature. There's a few moments that are really well done, moments that tie into the first movie and show how he is developing from that younger version of the character and it's seamless in ways many other movie sequels are not (especially for it being a different director). I went in just wanting to enjoy the 80's spectacle and laugh but by the end I was pretty invested in what was happening and that was a pleasant surprise. It still has plenty of laughable moments so I must say that a good half of the enjoyment f ti smoke comes from the entertainment value of the 80's. But the characterization and performance from travolta make for a solid watch.
Most of the time I like what Stallone does, so did I with the original Saturday Night Fever, but this "sequel" is one hell of a pointless movie. It's uninteresting af, to the point you can't laugh, because the film is competent, but you can't also enjoy, because nothing goes anywhere. I swear fucking Can't Stop The Music kept me more hooked.
Watch for gratuitous dance scenes and shirtless young Travolta, if you like those "celebrities dancing" shows, or if you are an old lady who felt in love with Travolta in the 70's.
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