Blonde 2; Red, White and Blonde
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Sally Field, Bob
Newhart and Jennifer Coolidge
Directed by: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld (hahaha)
Blonde 2; Red, White & Blonde is just a silly summer soiree;
it's wildly unbelievable yet thoroughly entertaining. Reese Witherspoon
is keeping girly girl pink in fashion!
(Reese Witherspoon) is now a full-fledged attorney - blonde style.
She's planning her wedding to hunky Emmett (Luke Wilson) and wants
to invite her dog Bruiser's mom
go with it.
immediately discovers Bruiser's mom's life is not filled with
beef flavored doggy bon bons in front of a color coordinated wide
screen but the worst of the worst is her fate. She's in an animal
testing unit for - of all things sacred to Elle - make-up and
what's a gal gonna do? She tries to no avail to get her corporate
law firm to step in and is promptly given the blunt end of the
An unstoppable little power ball she decides she must call on
her sorority sister that works in Washington on Capitol Hill,
Rep. Rudd (Sally Field), to assist her doggie's doomed kinfolk.
Walter Mitty ways of gosh-golly love for her fellow humans and
starry-eyed view of the plight of animal rights is not exactly
going over in her new Washington office. But she plods along gathering
friends and foes like fashion accessories. Her mission is simple.
She has written a new Bill to stop animal testing for cosmetics.
there's big powerful money behind these products and in
the products so she learns quickly about, well, politics and cruelty.
goofy surreal oblivion to the way things truly are in life is
fun to watch. The film makes you wish there were people like her
still over there in Washington devoid of chubby wallets and filled
with earnest cause
tons of adorable minutes in the piece. Though face it, LB2;
RW&B is no academy award contender, and it knows it. Frolicking
in its silliness it's just plain old likeable. The football loving
testosterone snorting male species in your families won't be too
keen on rushing out to see Elle "blonde up" Washington
since, as with the last one, it's completely for the gals. So
what chickbabe's unite, perhaps a visit to the beauty spa, followed
by a swell gourmet dinner and then catch the film? Enjoy.
recommendation: Pink-frosting cupcakes with poodle shaped
Blunt Aside: "Bruiser's Bill" sadly is not
real but perhaps this film will spark a reaction and a realization
this senseless testing does go on.