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When the film was released in 1987, critic Roger Ebert famously panned Dirty Dancing. Yet the movie continues to be the favorite of millions...

When the film was released in 1987, critic Roger Ebert famously panned Dirty Dancing. Yet the movie continues to be the favorite of millions of fans. In Deconstructing Dirty Dancing (Zero Books, 2017), Stephen Lee Naish reviews the movie scene-by-scene, parsing the reasons why it remains such a popular film. He returns to the NBN to chat with Joel Tscherne.