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Watch: Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah co-star in a film about “competitive gospel choir”

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Let's just get this out of the way immediately: Joyful Noise does not look good. A trite set-up, hammy jokes, and a trailer that gives away not just the ending but pretty much every plot twist the movie has to offer, do not inspire confidence in me whatsoever. It looks like Sister Act without the snappy writing, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit without the snappy writing, or Sister Act 3: Stations of the Cross-dressing without the hilarious cases of mistaken identity.

(Sorry, I couldn't think of a third movie involving church choirs there.)

But the point is, I will see Joyful Noise, probably drunk, because it's a movie starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah. They obviously deserved much, much better than this movie, but hopefully the two can salvage something from the wreckage. I can't imagine they won't.

You tell me: will this movie be good-bad? Bad-bad? Actually secretly sorta good, in a TV-movie way? And, more importantly: why isn't Dolly Parton in more movies?