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Welcome to girl world.
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Unlike the work of the majority of hacks who couldn't create a proper social satire if their life depended on it, Mark Waters is a masterful filmmaker with a true bite for commentary, elegantly combining a pop narrative with timeless humor to create a social critique that would make Bunuel brush.
Armed with Lindsay Lohan, the Anna Karina to Waters' Godard, Waters traverses the American high school landscape, like a tiger on the prowl, effectively critiquing all the "cliques" one might find in such a traditional setting. The titular Mean Girls (amusingly named "The Plastics") may be the center target of Waters gaze, but no one in this film is perfect. Deep down, everyone is a "Mean Girl".
Let me tell you something about Mean Girls. I thought it would be crap. I know, right? It's so embarrassing. I don't even... Whatever. So then about about eight months ago, I saw the ratings for it and so I started the movie with the assumption that it would be totally awful but then I started howling with laughter, and my other movies were like, weirdly jealous of it. Like, if I would skip past them to watch Mean Girls, they'd be like, "Why didn't you watch me?" And I'd be like, "Why are you so obsessed with me?" So then, for my birthday party, which was a marathon of my favourite comedies, I was like, "other movies, I can't…
I love how just the day before, I wrote on here raving about The Raid 2 and how it's an incredible, relentlessly brutal action sequel... and now I'm writing about how much I enjoy the movie Mean Girls.
I haven't seen it since around when it first came out (holy shit, a decade ago?!) and I remember enjoying it a whole lot. It's funny thinking back now that I basically had to be forced to watch this, because I was much younger then and thought if anyone ever found out that I had seen this movie - let alone actually liked it - that I would be endlessly teased about it; which unfortunately that kind of nonsense gave me great…
You smell like a baby prostitute.
It seems like a different world in an alternate Universe. Lindsay Lohan was kinda cute, didn't look like she was on crack and people thought she had a promising film career ahead of her. To be fair, even though she's great in the part and the rest of the cast as well, the real reason this film is so good has less to do with them or even director Mark Waters and everything to do with the script written by Tina Fey.
Fey's story here, loosely based on the self-help book Queen Bees and Wannabes, manages to be a bit raunchy with rapid fire jokes and one-liners all the while having an…
"I can fit my whole fist in my mouth. Wanna see? I'm kinda psychic. I have a fifth sense. It's like I have ESPN or something. My breast can always tell when it's going to rain" - Karen
It's funny that I have been saying that ESPN quote for years, but never knew what it was from. Who would of thought that the director who brought us such classics like "Ghost of Girlfriends Past" or "Just Like Heaven" would create such a wonderful social satire like Mean Girls. Mean Girls is funny enough on its own, but the satire captures high school bitches and cliques just all to well. It is literally best satire on High School that exists, and…
My friends keep on bugging me to watch this, and it's gotten an insane amount of praise from the people I follow on Letterboxd, so I thought I'd watch it.
But I wasn't looking forward to it.
This isn't the type of movie I'd usually watch. I mean, just look at that poster. It looks like utter shit. I thought I'd be stuck in the minds of a bunch of vapid teenage girls for an hour and a half.
Then five minutes in I saw the words "Written by Tina Fey" and I realized that this would actually be good.
This is a great satire of the American public school system. Lindsay Lohan gives a surprisingly good performance, along with…
Lorne Michaels + Tina Fey + Amy Poehler = Una gringada muy divertida.
Mean Girls is a very weird monster.
It manages to strike such a rare chord and actually become such a great film, even though on paper it has so much against it.
A high school film starring Lindsay Lohan, chronicling a scarface like rise and fall of a new girl in high school cliques.
Yet, Mean Girls is able to not only make Lindsay Lohan great and attractive (at least back then), it manages to create a special high school film that manages not to be predictable and cliched.
And somehow, to become a cult classic that is watched by as many males as females.
I think Tina Fey (who adapted the screenplay from the self-help book Queen Bees and…
Dumb and entertaining with a lot of eyecandy and jerk off material...not complaining about it since it is actually also better than the average teen-comedy. I would pork Lidsey and Rachel until my dick was in flesh...
qué capacidad tan apabullante de sacarle jugo a los defectos de la gente, a la espantosa experiencia adolescente, al gran imperio de la hipocresía.
pequeña obra maestra, amigos. reconsidérenla por favor.
Karen: On Wednesdays we wear pink!
Karen: Why are you dressed so scary?
Cady: It's Halloween.
tina fey and amy pholer are in it but they have small parts 6/10
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