Sunday, February 26

Whatcha Watchin'?


There's only us
There's only this
Forget regret
Or life is yours to miss
No other road
No other way
No day but Today










Finally watched this movie. Even before it came out, just when they started talking about making the movie, instantly everyone wanted to know what I thought about it.
This is my favorite musical.
When I saw it here in Chicago in 1999, I was speechless. I couldn't believe that the story and performance were so well done, that it brought me to tears right in my seat. This is not a norm for me. I would never start bawling in public....that is way too chick like for me. But I did and
I couldn't even speak to explain to my poor boyfriend at the time, why it was that his tough-ass girl was crying in public. And I was all dressed up, out on the town for my birthday, but there I sat, mascara streaming down my cheeks. Once I stopped the blubbering all I could say was, "No day but Today". And that made me start crying again.
So, when the movie came out, I was torn whether to see it or not. I didn't want them to ruin something wonderful or for me to see it in an unflattering way. It is kinda like when you read a great book and then when you see the movie version, they ruin it.
Well, I finally broke down. I had to see it, sing along.

It was wonderfully done.

I was shocked. It was true to the spirit of the live performance and really that's what I wanted. The acting was great and I knew it would be with some of the original Broadway cast.
And once again, I was blubbering like a baby and singing....perfect use of subtitles.

My new favorite show, but may not be for much longer is Grey's Anatomy. I knew when
I saw the very first promo for the show I would like it...it's a doctor show. I am completely addicted to hospital themed shows. It started years ago with St. Elsewhere. I have loved it from the beginning but it starting to really piss me off. I am afraid to say this out loud because I know this show has a faithful cult-like following, but come on. Not everyone can be happy with the direction it is going. Can they? They are making the lead actress who is a hot doctor look like she is a complete moron. First dating a married doctor who is her superior and now possibly ruining a friendship because they are portraying her as a nympho. Come on!
I absolutely love Patrick Dempsey, have since Can't Buy Me Love, but I can't keep watching a show that is so completely farfetched. Plus, all this cheesy chickflick crap has to stop, too much of it!!! I am hoping this week they will turn it all around and at the end of the show Meredith will wake up and realize...It was all a dream!! Ha!

I also love the spoof they did about Grey's Anatomy on MadTv and if you haven't seen it, you can check it out HERE.

Gotta run and see if doctors will be saving lives and getting in on in the on-call room.

1 comment:

Greta said...

that spoof is so funny...i love me some grey's anatomy.....haven't seen rent yet..i think i will get taht this weekend and watch it...you did say it was out on dvd right?

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