Monday, June 17, 2013

Movie Monday: Legally Blonde


After doing a full audit of my DVD collection last week (354 titles, in case you're wondering), I started making a list of all the movies I want to cover for Movie Monday, and this one topped the list. Because it had been FOREVER since I saw this movie, and I'm not quite sure how I let it go so long. 
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Reasons why Legally Blonde is awesome:
1. Reese Witherspoon. She's BRILLIANT.
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2. It's like Clueless, the next generation. You know?
3. The bend and snap.
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4. Luke Wilson. Adorkable.
5. Video admissions essays of hilarity.
6. Jennifer Coolidge. Actual best.
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7. The soundtrack.
8. Selma Blair.
9. Wingmanning for David.
10. Working out that the poolboy is gay because he knows that her shoes are last season.
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11. Victor Garber. This may just be because I've been rewatching Alias over the last few months, but he's great in a really sleazy way.
12. Super douchey boyfriends getting their comeuppances.
13. Bruiser.
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14. Ali Larter.
15. Confessions through hair care knowledge.
16. Elle being class appointed speaker at graduation.
17. Professor Stromwell. She's basically McGonagall, although perhaps a little less polite...
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18. There's a musical of it. 
19. The costumes.

Plus, the following quotes:
- "Law school is for people who are boring, and ugly, and serious."
- "She was in a Ricky Martin video."
- "Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed."
- "YOU got into Harvard Law?" "What, like it's hard?"
- "I'm sorry, I just hallucinated. WHAT??"
- "Oh, I like your outfit too. Except that when I dress up as a frigid bitch, I try not to look so constipated."
- "You think she just woke up one morning and thought 'I think I'll go to law school today!'??"
- "Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people don't just shoot their husbands, they just don't!"
- "I can't believe you just called me a butthead. Nobody's called me a butthead since about the ninth grade." "Maybe not to your face..."
- "Because I'm not a Vanderbilt, suddenly I'm white trash? I grew up in Bel Air, Warner. Across the street from Aaron Spelling. I think most people would agree that's a lot better than some stinky old Vanderbilt."
- "Did you take Mrs. Wyndham on a date?" "Yes." "Where?" "A restaurant in Concord where no one could recognise us." "How long have you been sleeping with Mrs. Wyndham?" "Three months." "And your boyfriend's name is?" "Chuck."
- "So what's this Vivian got that you don't have? Three tits?"

So. The musical is currently on in Melbourne. Who wants to come with??

K xx

3 comments:

  1. I LOVE THIS MOVIE. I haven't seen it in forever, and I still have to see the musical. (Too bad I'm not in Australia...) It's hilarious, but in a weird way it's all girl power too. Also - Bandit is my version of Bruiser.

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  2. Ahhh, the bend and snap - my girl friends and I would giggle all the time as we bent and snapped through our high schools halls (not one boy every noticed. BTDubs).

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  3. Haha, love this film! It's a guilty pleasure of mine, plus I'm blonde so I can relate to it ;)

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