Film
MEAN GIRLS
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MEAN GIRLS

There's a Regina George in every high school in America. That's precisely why MEAN GIRLS is so relatable, and also why it's so important. Comedic goddess Tina Fey based the screenplay on a non-fiction book about the social patterns of teenage girls and then harvested those authentic situations for priceless nuggets of hilarity. This movie is funny because it's true to life, although the cast, including Fey, Rachel McAdams, Lizzy Caplan, Amy Poehler and Lindsay Lohan (in the best role of her career), definitely had something to do with it. John Hughes himself couldn't have written a better teen movie, and just like his '80s masterpieces, MEAN GIRLS has made a vital (and very pink) impact on our cultural landscape. You go, Glen Coco! (Sarah Pitre)

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