Mean Girls Film Review

For my film review I chose to watch a film far outside of my usual viewer patterns, the film I decided to watch was Mean Girls. The movie entails intercultural communication between teens in high school. Pop psychology meets SNL describes this movie best, written by 35 year old Tina Fey, the movie follows drama in and out of high school. Glamorous as Paramount pictures makes it look, high school is a tough time for some, for others it’ll be their glory days of which they will continue to try and live out. In the four years it takes to complete high school people struggle day in and day out to find their true identities. Surrounded by cliques such as, "Queen Bee," "Sidekick," “Jocks,” ...

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after recently moving from Africa where her parents studied animals. Right away you know that she will experience role conflict and re-socialization, which I believe, makes the situation all the funnier. After entering a world completely different from her own, she is lost, it’s a struggle to communicate with people at a school were cliques are a large part of the social standard. She later finds her “true” friends who are just as lost as she is. Janis Ian (Lizzy Caplan) and Damian (Daniel Franzese) stand outside of the all the cliques looking in. The nonconforming outcast Janis Ian (Lizzy Caplan) lays out the school's sundry cliques and draws a map of the segregated cafeteria. The following day comes and Cady is approached by, “the plastics” three of the most attractive, dumbest, and richest girls in school, after being asked to eat lunch with them her relationship with, “the plastics” begins and the plot unfolds. “The plastics” unaware of her friendship with Janis and Damien ...

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Added: 3/6/2011 04:26:36 PM
Submitted By: TheDamned
Category: Film & Theater
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 1084
Pages: 4

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