As I’ve said near the beginning of this review it’s hard to dislike Footloose. It tries hard to stay true to the tone of the original film but it's not afraid to try and update the look and sound to appeal to a younger audience. Are they entirely successful? No, some of the song updates fall a bit flat, some of the casting decisions were very poor, and some of the script changes from the original film didn't work but overall compared to most remakes Footloose is a success. In the end I still think Footloose is an unnecessarily remake but it succeeds more than it fails so I'm forced to give a passing score.