Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Writer: Catherine Johnson (book), Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus (music)
Cast: Susanna Panzner (who was covering for Ana Milva Gomes when I saw it), Madeleine Lauw, Jacqueline Braun, Susa Meyer, Boris Pfeifer, Peter Kratochvil, Martin Muliar, Andreas Wanasek
Seen on: 03.05.2015
[Here’s my grumpy review of the movie from way back that probably didn’t deserve as much hate as it got from me.]

Sophie (Madeleine Lauw) is about to get married to Sky (Andreas Wanasek) on the Greek island where her mother Donna (Susanna Panzner) owns a small hotel and bar. There is only one thing that Sophie misses to have the perfect wedding: she doesn’t know who her father is. Without her mother’s knowledge, she invites the three guys who are the possible fathers – Sam (Boris Pfeifer), Harry (Peter Kratochvil) and Bill (Martin Muliar). When all three show up, Donna is shocked, but maybe it’s time to revisit the past.

When I saw the film, I didn’t like it a whole lot. I have since seen bits and pieces of it again and I probably was too harsh about it, but that happens. So when my mom mentioned that she wanted to see the play, I decided to go along with her. And while I’m still not the musical’s biggest fan, it was entertaining.

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Top 10: Guilty Pop Music Pleasures

[I know I’m a day late but I had an exam yesterday and I spent the day learning, so..]

We all have them, right? Bands we shouldn’t really like because they’re so uncool and usually not really to our taste anyway, but which still make us smile when they are on. Or we even own CDs which we’ve buried somewhere deep down in our closets. ;)

Okay, it’s not that bad. But you know what I mean , right? Usually it’s some kind of pop music and you’re so above it, culturally. And yet…

So here are my Top 10 Guilty Pop Music Pleasures, ranked by degree of embarassement.

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