`Mamma Mia!’ and other movie musical mistakes

Jul 30

I know some people who have just flipped over the movie version of Mamma Mia! now plaguing movie theaters. I am not among them. Having seen the stage version several times, I knew just what I was in for. I enjoyed the show on stage, especially the first time, when the show made its U.S. premiere in San Francisco. I adore the music of ABBA and though the stage...

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What the Elle? Bailey conquers `Blonde’

Jul 22

The three remaining girls (from left), Bailey, Autumn, Rhiannon, face the judges one last time. B’bye Rhiannon. Photos courtesy of MTV. Well let’s just be thankful it’s over. MTV’s reality show “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods” began seven weeks ago with 50 girls and, as the voiceover told us, “the...

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Blinded by the `Blonde’

Jul 14

We’re getting so close to the end of MTV’s “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods” that I’d like to just predict the winner and save us all the ridiculous drama. Bailey (right), here’s the starring role. Get to work. Rumor has it that to cover their butts, producers only have to allow the winner of this contest to...

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`Legally’ bored: Awash in blondes and tears

Jul 08

There they are, the five finalists in MTV’s “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods.” They are, from left, Rhiannon, Bailey, Natalie, Lauren and Autumn. Someone please make the pink blondeness end! Photos courtesy of MTV Could a dumb reality show be any more tear filled? Last night’s episode of MTV’s “Legally Blonde...

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`Blonde’ reality getting puke-y

Jul 01

So now viewers aren’t the only ones hurling during MTV’s “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods.” We’re down to six girls at the start of this week’s episode, and by the end of the dance audition, one of them is seen on her knees in a bathroom stall heaving up her guts. Classy. The girl with the upset tummy was...

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`Blonde’ boredom begins

Jun 24

The girls meet the dogs on MTV’s “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods.” Photo courtesy of MTV. It’s Week 4 on MTV’s “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods,” and we started with eight girls and ended with six. By the end of this recap I’ll tell you who got dumped, so consider this a spoiler...

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