Try a Dance Inspired Movie Night
Everyone loves to dance. Besides being a great workout, dancing can also lower stress and make you feel great. Get inspired to make some moves of your own with these classic dance movies. You can stream them right from our stunning Las Colinas apartments.
Released in 1983, Flashdance is a classic that has stood the test of time. It stars Jennifer Beals in the role of Alex, a young woman who is a welder by day and dancer by night. She is chasing her dream to become a ballerina. The soundtrack of the film includes the hit songs "Flashdance . . . What a Feeling" performed by Irene Cara, which won an Oscar, and "Maniac" performed by Michael Sembello.
Put on your boogie shoes for this musical explosion! Kevin Bacon stars as Ren McCormack in Footloose. He moves from Chicago to the small town of Bomont, Utah, where he is stifled by the city's ban on dancing. Ren and his friends attempt to overturn the ban and have a senior prom. The songs "Footloose" and "Let's Hear It for the Boy" were both nominated for an Oscar in the category of "Best Music, Original Song" in 1985.
Saturday Night Fever
Tony Manero, played by John Travolta, loves to dance in this 1977 flick. It provides him with a brief reprieve from the doldrums of work and his tumultuous home life. Manero's father looks down upon him as though he were the family disappointment. When he finds the electric dancer Stephanie, they enter a dance contest. But can their relationship remain strictly professional? John Travolta was Oscar-nominated for "Best Actor in a Leading Role." Saturday Night Fever is best known for its music by the Bee Gees.
Whether they are favorites or new-to-you, these classic dance films are perfect for a fun-filled movie night. For more to do at home, check out these great online activities. If you’re looking to make the Carolyn home, contact us regarding availability today.