[after his parents have left, thinking he is ill] "They bought it. Incredible! One of the worst performances of my…
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.
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…
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".
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…
Who doesn't love this classic?
I don't care if it's a guilty pleasure, it's funny and twisted in equal measure. Plus, the moment when the principal takes out the baseball bat is one of the most epic moments in the history of high school comedies.
Also, Mean Girls is so quotable you could have a ten minute conversation just with lines from the film.
No, I'm not kidding. This is something else. Check it out now. One of my favorite comedies in general, Mean Girls is so fetch.
"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…
"There are two kinds of evil people in this world. Those who do evil stuff and those who see evil stuff being done and don't try to stop it."
So I finally got round to watching this. And it was just as good as everyone said it was. Probably one of the funniest and most quotable films I've seen, this is another great entry in the high school movie genre. Basically, it's just brilliant and I'm ashamed that I've only just seen it. Sorry.
"Mean Girls" is a very funny, observant film about girls -- high school girls in particular. And why they all gossip, bicker and backbite.
The plot focuses on The Plastics, the popular girls in school, and how ta girl infiltrates them from the outside-in. First, it's to mock them, but then she becomes one of them.
The film treats high school like an anthropology study, using an outsider, Cady (Lohan), who came from Africa, to study the rituals of the American high schooler. At first, Cady agrees to join the Plastics to make fun of them from the inside, but even she is sucked in by their leaders, Regina (McAdams), and starts falling into the same catty traps that the…
Very pleasant surprise!
Genuinely funny. No regrets
I was going to put my favorite quote from the movie here but there are far too many to choose from.
No matter how many times I watch this, I still find myself laughing and loving this film as if I'm discovering it for the first time. Tina Fey's sharp writing delivers a perfect satire on social cliques and high school, while leaving room for fantastic performances and hilarious moments. Truly a classic.
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There are very few movies that have become as iconic as Mean Girls. It has created a new standard to which comedic films must be held.
This movie is really stupid but it's really, really funny, very entertaining and real. That's all I have to say, you guys really want me to analyse this? It's a fucking teen comedy.
I really enjoyed it for some weird reason.
quintessential teen film - a modern classic, ALWAYS worth a rewatch
Rules of feminism: you watch this movie. <3 <3 <3
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