Video Review: Twice “The Feels”

An sky blue envelope slips through the door. Chaeyoung opens it and reads the invitation to the prom, which is on October 1, 2021. Chaeyoung, Mina, Nayeon, Momo, Sana, Tzuyu,, Jihyo, Dahyun, Jeongyeon dance in a bedroom. Tzuyu points the air dryer as though it were a gun in the closet.

Jihyo takes t-shirts out of the closet and tosses them on the floor. Dahyun sings into a comb as they dance around her. People hold up their phones, filming Nayeon as she poses for a picture. Wearing cheerleading uniforms, continue the dance routine at the resort. Nayeon talks on the phone and giggles.

Wearing their prom dresses, they dance on a stage with a royal blue heart. Mina sits on a throne, a crown on her head. Chaeyoung steals it and places it on her head. They dance in the gym. As they dance on stage, their classmates copy the moves on the gym floor. Tzuyu opens a scrapbook on the floor in her bedroom. The tiara rises from Nayeon’s hand and breaks. They continue to dance in their cheerleading uniforms on an auditorium stage.

Rating: 3/5

Nayeon shakes her pom-poms while walking into the gym with Momo and Sana. Sana says her boyfriend got his tux for the prom. Dahyun says she got the tickets with her boyfriend in the morning. She squeals as she says she can’t wait for the weekend. Jeongyeon taps Chaeyoung on the shoulder as she puts up a Vote for Chaeyoung for Prom Queen poster. Chaeyoung says she has to get the vote out. Jeongyeon says she’s going to win and to stop stressing about it.

Jihyo checks her phone and says her dress was delivered. Momo tells everyone to be in the moment and have fun while they compete. Nayeon straightens her skirt. Tzuyu applies some lipstick and puts her purse aside. Mom tells everyone to smile. They complete the routine with little error and win first place in states. Chaeyoung blows a kiss and thanks their fans during the trophy ceremony.

Chaeyoung crosses her arms. She tells her boyfriend that no one actually voted Jeongyeon. Her boyfriend tells her, “I’m sorry, honey. But people voted for her.” Chaeyoung walks on stage and asks if she can borrow Jeongyeon’s crown. She takes the microphone and says she’s winner and asks the DJ to play the slow song she requested. Their classmates stare as Chaeyoung and her boyfriend dance. Jeongyeon runs off the stage. Momo and Sana chase after her.

Director: N/A Year: 2021

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Pam Avoledo spends her time binge-watching classic teen dramas and stands firm in her pro-Leyton stance. She also received her journalism degree in 2006 from Oakland University. Her work has been published in the White Wall Review, Sledgehammer Lit ,Greatest City Collective, 45 Magazine ,Fevers of the Mind, Daily Drunk Mag\'s Kirstofia anthology. and forthcoming in Scrawl Place