priligy tablets buy priligy online dapoxetine purchase priligy pills dapoxetine tablets dapoxetine 60mg buy dapoxetine priligy online priligy 30mg priligy 30 mg dapoxetine 30mg dapoxetine priligy priligy 60 mg where can i buy dapoxetine dapoxetine dosage dapoxetine online priligy online pharmacy priligy uk buy dapoxetine online priligy dosage generic priligy priligy results buy priligy tablets dapoxetine price dapoxetine online pharmacy priligy dapoxetine buy where can i buy priligy dapoxetine pills where to buy priligy dapoxetine 30 priligy prescription buy dapoxetine 60mg priligy medicine dapoxetine online purchase priligy price buy priligy dapoxetine online priligy dapoxetine 30mg order priligy online where to buy dapoxetine priligy 30mg tablets dapoxetine uk where can i get priligy dapoxetine generic priligy effectiveness priligy 60 mg tablets dapoxetine 60 mg online priligy without prescription order priligy dapoxetine tablets 60 mg dapoxetine prescription where to get dapoxetine priligy dapoxetine 60mg dapoxetine drug viagra with dapoxetine dapoxetine 30 mg tablet priligy 60 mg price priligy pharmacy dapoxetine for sale priligy tabletes dapoxetine sildenafil where to get priligy priligy tablets uk dapoxetine effects order dapoxetine does priligy work dapoxetine order online dapoxetine alternative dapoxetine tablets price where to buy dapoxetine online cialis with dapoxetine dapoxetine tablets 30 mg dapoxetine tablets online sildenafil and dapoxetine priligy and viagra priligy drug priligy 30mg price priligy for sale priligy tab 30mg tadalafil dapoxetine dapoxetin bestellen premature ejeculation tablets priligy 60mg dapoxetine and sildenafil tablets priligy cost dapoxetine and sildenafil dapoxetine poxet 60 buy priligy cheap dapoxetine 30mg buy online priligy dapoxetina dapoxetine combination dapoxetine 90mg priligy 60 dapoxetine and viagra dapoxetin 60mg priligy pills for sale dapoxetine best price cheap priligy cialis and dapoxetine tadalafil and dapoxetine how to use dapoxetine priligy canada viagra and priligy dapoxetine usa cialis dapoxetine priligy and cialis together viagra dapoxetine dapoxetine pills for sale priligy and viagra combination generic priligy online priligy in usa sildenafil with dapoxetine cialis with dapoxetine review stop premature ejeculation priligy viagra dapoxetine and viagra together buy dapoxetine cheap priligy review uk buy generic priligy online how long does priligy last cialis last longer dapoxetine canada what is priligy priligy tablets review can you take priligy with viagra cialis plus dapoxetine dapoxetine and cialis together sildenafil dapoxetine combination priligy and viagra together dapoxetine and cialis tadalafil with dapoxetine online cialis priligy what is dapoxetine buy cheap priligy online can i take priligy with viagra generic dapoxetine online sildenafil dapoxetine tablets sildenafil and dapoxetine combination how to take priligy cialis and priligy together does dapoxetine work how to use dapoxetine tablets tadalafil dapoxetine combination dapoxetine 60 priligy combined with cialis tadalafil dapoxetine tablets cheap dapoxetine how to use dapoxetine and sildenafil tablets viagra priligy priligy usa do you need a prescription for priligy dapoxetine sildenafil combination priligy how long does it last what is dapoxetine and sildenafil tablets priligy cheap tadalafil and dapoxetine tablets sildenafil plus dapoxetine dapoxy 60 can priligy be taken with cialis dapoxetine and tadalafil dapoxetina 30mg dapoxetine for sale online dapoxetine vs viagra dapoxy 60 mg priligy 30 mg or 60 mg priligy cialis together priligy canada pharmacy sildenafil with 30mg of dapoxetine dapoxetin tablete can you take dapoxetine with viagra dapoxetine with sildenafil dapoxetine tadalafil combination dapoxetine and sildenafil tablets dosage dapoxetine and sildenafil combination tadalafil plus dapoxetine how to get priligy dapoxetine half life dapoxetine canadian pharmacy how long does priligy last for priligy dose priligy original dapoxetine sildenafil tablets ever long tablet benefits dapoxetin priligy last longer deutsch everlong dapoxetine original priligy online priligy buy online canada dapoxetine plus sildenafil sildenafil dapoxetine dosage does dapoxetine really work dapoxetine and sildenafil tab priligy canada where to buy priligy 30 mg 3 tablet priligy in canada priligy united states dapoxetine and sildenafil tablet Grease (1978) | Filmsquish.com

Grease (1978)

 

Anguish - thy name is Grease
Anguish - thy name is Grease

Genre: Musical Romance

Starring: John Travolta (Pulp FictionBattlefield Earth), Olivia Newton-John (XanaduLet's Get Physical)

Directed By: Randal Kleiser (Big Top Pee-weeFlight of the Navigator)

Overview: After a 1958 summer of love, Sandy and Danny split up only to learn that they are both attending the same high-school. When Danny’s runs into Sandy with his gang watching closely, he plays it all too cool. He spends the rest of his time trying to get with the woman he loves.

You all know that Squish hates Musicals, and when he needs to punish himself for some ill, like not being outside exercising on a beautiful day or having too big a stack of unwatched garage-sale DVDs staring at him from the “watch me once” shelf, he looks to a Musical to set him back on his path to righteousness. Musicals – they’re like hairshirts.

After a short intro telling me that Grease was the highest grossing movie Musical of all time, we jump into the beach-strolling arms of Sandy and Danny. They’re spending their last day together before she has to go back to Australia. Next we watch the worst the 70s has to offer in the way of animated credit sequences as we listen to the title song, "Grease". We meet the T-Birds gang of greasers, led by Danny Zuko (John Travolta, as I imagine he would choose to look like in Heaven). We are introduced to the Pink Ladies gang, a bunch of greaser-chicks led by the high school’s loosest-legged-lass Betty Rizzo (Stockard Channing). Enter the newest student on her first day of school - wouldn’t you know it, the prim and proper Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John)! So far pleased that the first 14 minutes of Grease was song-and-dance free, I settled into that well known classic “Summer Nights”. As I began to recede into the cavern of my mind that is my safe, happy place where people never burst into chicken dances on bleachers, where people extremely concerned with ‘cool’ would never dream of choreographically prancing in public, I was jostled back when I heard a couple of downright perverse lyrics:

Zuko: She swam by me she got a cramp
Olsson:
He ran by me and got me so damp

Too embarassed to tell a girl how he feels, but ponching around flamboyantly with his chums...
Too embarassed to tell a girl how he feels, but poncing around flamboyantly with his chums...

I scrambled for the remote and made sure that I had actually heard such brazen perversion. Wow. Suddenly my expectations of what I was subjecting myself to grew - that is, until the unoriginal plot wrapped around a terrible premise reared its ugly head: when Danny finds out that Sandy is a student at his school he’s ecstatic, but his gang expects him to be tough around the dames, so Danny acts like a douche in front of his crew, acting like she was nothing special and makes it clear that he’s no longer interested. She’s sad but moves on. Danny starts trying to impress her by being more like Sandy’s type – a jock. Enter a string of gags where he tries out for several sports and pulls other stunts to win her back. At least there’s scenes where he’s true to his greaser ways, like fixing up a car the T-Birds name Grease Lightning – that song’s most awesome lyric being "She's a real pussy wagon." Hello! Other subplots include Betty and her loose ways, a big drag race with the rival and awesomer Scorpions gang decked out in a flame bursting, fire-decaled black 1949 Mercury.

Apart from the too obvious overdubbing and random breaking into dance (yeah, I know: "Musical"), there were moments that made me happy, most notably the filthy mouths of our characters. Not being one particularly into musical segments, it’s rewarding filling those pop culture gaps by properly seeing a song I’ve only ever heard out of context. Sandy’s “Hopelessly devoted to you”, Rizzo’s “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” and the T-Birds’ “Greased Lighting” songs hurt me, as expected, but I was surprised to find enjoyment in Frankie Avalon’s cameo of “Beauty School Dropout”, and Grease’s big finale “You're the One That I Want” doesn’t disappoint. Grease is fantastical, it's dramatic, it's vibrant and though not quite Busby Berkley class, the cinematography is quite decent. What Grease should pride itself in is having a story that embraces so many elements of 50s nostalgia: The big dance, the Drive-In, drag-racing, a day at the fair, and chicks, lots of chicks ...in hotpants. As Musicals go - for people who hate Musicals - Grease is pretty innocuous, with songs that, if nothing else, allows one the opportunity to pick on individual extras and hate the living Hell out of their histrionic bullsh in the background.

There really *IS* a lot of monkey-knees goin' around.
There really *IS* a lot of monkey-knees goin' around.

Performance: 8 Cinematography: 8 Script: 7 Plot: 7 Mood: 8

Overall Rating: 76% (It's Ok. It Slid Out Just Fine)
Aftertaste:

I couldn’t really wrap my head around how Grease would top The Sound Of Music as the highest grossing Musical film of all time. Well I did an inflation-adjust search I found that I was correct: The Sound of Music is #1. In fact, not counting two Disney animated films, Grease comes in at number 6, beat out by The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins and My Fair Lady. Lies, Damned Lies, and statistics, eh?

Man, I want to be a Scorpion.

| | | |

I'm pretty sure the lyric Sandy/Olivia NJ sings is "he swam by me, got my suit damp", as in swimsuit. So not that the sight of Danny in a pair of Speedos causes her knickers to fizz with excitement, rather that he splashed her.

So not as dirty as it sounds, although I agree there are some great lewd lines scattered in the other songs.

Apparently, the original musical score lyrics are more risque than the film: the scene during Greased Lightning where Travolta runs around the workshop with clingfilm and then rubs it over his crotch is apparently an allusion to something to do with condoms from the original musical that the Director didn't want to include and Travolta improvised at the last minute. 


Ah! That's amazing!

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
More information about formatting options
Captcha Image: you will need to recognize the text in it.
Please type in the letters/numbers that are shown in the image above.

Syndicate

Syndicate content