Movies Week – Part 2
Catherine and Johannes – Rumba
Now, this was a completely different Rumba from Alex and Neil and weirdly enough I loved it just as much, if not more. It had everything you ever expect from this dance and her acting skills really just worked in its favour. Apart from the amazing technique e.g. the beautiful hips, the Rumba walks and even the freckle, it was all done just so beautifully and simply. Normally the speed would throw people, but it just made the dance look even better. Then, when you combine it with the emotions and story, it was just one of the best rumbas I’ve seen and I think I wanted to cry – I meant this never happens. Johannes and Catherine are the perfect couple and I loved them.
Will and Janette – Pokemon Paso
Well, that was literally the best thing I’ve ever seen. I didn’t know how much I needed to see a Paso themed on Pokemon. Off the amazing theme, it was actually a real,y good effort from Will. His back and arms were constantly in a really nice shape and so strong – which is so hard for most men because they can’t keep the frame throughout. Also, as well as a really nice attempt of technique, he had this perfect attack and face. Like his commitment to the dance was perfect and just made me enjoy the dance a whole lot more!
Kelvin and Oti – Charleston
I don’t want to sound like a poor sport, but I don’t know if I loved this dance. Of course I liked it – I mean it was so good! The theme of Mary Poppins worked so well and they had amazing content, swivel and just everything you want in the dance. The story telling and chemistry between the two are second to none and it just seemed so effortless. However, for me, I don’t think it had that quirkiness that this dance needs. Weird to say but it as too perfect! Also, there was one lift that wasn’t great so I don’t know if the judges saw it or not. Yes, I enjoyed watching it. However, it wasn’t my favourite and not my favourite dance of his at all.
Emma and Aljaz – foxtrot
As well as being Aljaz’s favourite dance, this was definitely a dance that suited Emma to the tee. There were some issues for me, including a lot of gapping and sometimes being too tense in the frame, however it was beautiful to see. She had this amazing musicality and flow that it looked as if she was gliding across the floor. Together, Aljaz and Emma had this perfect chemistry which portrayed such a beautiful story that looks straight out of Downton. She has this natural grace and it almost looks like I’m watching a model because she’s so beautiful and elegant. This was her perfect dance and the best I’ve seen from her.