Glee Review: World War Glee

Santana on Stage

Well it may or may not be the modern day version of stoning, but the dodgeball scene in this week's episode, "Mash Off" smacked the taste right out of my mouth! From the beginning of the scene where Kurt brushed aside Rachel's olive branch and reminded her of her "borderline sociopathic climb to the top," the stage was set for an epic battle. This was madness you say? THIS WAS DODGEBALL!

Anytime you have actors performing athletic acts, chances are you can expect to see some awkwardness. (See Tom Cruise throwing a baseball in 2005's War Of The Worlds.) The cast of Glee, however, impressed the hell out of me. For those on both teams who lacked the arm strength, the two handed soccer throw-in style looked very effective, but nothing was more impressive than Brittany's spinning cyclone sling of death. Is there anything that girl can't do? OK, math comes to mind, but you know what I mean. Artie looked like an old contestant on Double Dare with those goggles on and Rachel guarding her nose was just classic.  Read More...


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