Couch Potato Pickings
On Watch this afternoon at 2pm
However, at some point during the past ten years, or so, the original Spice Girls got obscured by Victoria Beckham’s pout.
OK, it wasn’t just Posh’s fault. Geri’s yo-yo-ing self confidence played a part, as did Mel B’s very public attempts to prove that ex-lover Eddie Murphy was the father of her child.
What about Sporty Mel C and Baby Emma? Well, they’re actually the only two to have kept their dignity. Wannabe rock chick Mel has made it in that genre and Emma Bunton has also released some great solo singles. Emma’s actually my favourite of the five today.
Although tonight’s movie is famously bad, it does have potential as a good value slice of 90s nostalgia, and it’s also a whimsical reminder of what these girls were like before they grew up and lost touch with that once unassailable girl power.