Movie Week – Part 4

David and Nadiya –

This was such a change from the David of the last. He really embraced this character and worked really nicely with Nadiya throughout the dance. Okay, sometimes his frame fell a bit. However, he was a lot softer and really tried to lead Nadiya across the floor. This combined with the really difficult lifts and the attempts to do the footwork well, meant that it was I think David’s best dance. He had perfect control and you could see how much Nadiya trusted him because they weren’t some easy lifts. It all seemed effortless for him and you know what, if he carries on improving like this, he’s going to be making the most of this opportunity.

Emma and Anton – salsa

You know what, honestly I wasn’t a huge fan of the song. However, apart from that, it was a pretty epic salsa from Anton in that outfit to the little quirks from the film and also the chemistry between the two of them. They worked so nicely together and there was also a really good amount of salsa. It had all the basics and Emma did them pretty well from the hips, to the musicality as well as the characterisation. She did such a hard dance with such ease and sticking perfectly to everything we love about Austin powers and the salsa. Surprisingly not so surprisingly, Anton was the star of the show but that isn’t to say anything bad for Emma. Like, it just worked so well and it was bizarrely so enjoyable.

Dev and Dianne – couples choice

As many of you may know, I’m probably the biggest Disney fan in the world and Aladdin is my film. So, I was over the moon to see Dev and Dianne dance to this and it was so good. Although I’d say it was more commercial than street, it was definitely so fun to watch and I could literally watch it all day. It was cool, collected and so much fun from start to end. It really showed off Dev’s personality and with Dianne, it was so adorable and they are really an awesome couple. I know I’ve always been sceptical of couples choice, but this was so worth it and I want to do this dance with them.