Hey, "On the Lot": You could take some lessons on how to make an interesting finale from "So You Think You Can Dance."
Hey, "On the Lot": You could take some lessons on how to make an interesting finale from "So You Think You Can Dance." This week, we got two hours chock-full of dancing, with a ton of strong routines that I think will make it very hard to predict the winner.
The weakest couples routine of the night, I thought, was Sabra and Neil's hip-hop — and even that was hardly "bad." It just seemed a little dance-recital-ish, especially Neil with his funny smiley faces. My favorite, on the other hand, was Lacey and Danny's waltz. I typically don't enjoy watching waltzes or any of the slower ballroom dances on TV, but this was an exception; it seemed so dynamic, and Lacey shocked me by being toned down and almost demure.
The other two couples performances fell somewhere in between for me. Lacey and Neil's lindy hop was fun, but there were a few places where I could see them struggling with some of the lifts and tricks (and was anyone else missing the crazy lindy hop couple from the auditions during that? I bet they would have been great). Meanwhile, after getting my hopes up that the Sabra/Danny pairing would be a dream, I was a little underwhelmed by their cha cha, which seemed to go to a weird, dark, 1980s sort of place during the strobe light section.
But I was more intrigued by the solos and the Lacey/Sabra and Danny/Neil pairings, so read more