Release Date: September 24, 2010
Website: You Again IMDB page
Starring: Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Betty White
My Review: I like Kristen Bell. Veronica Mars was one of the best television series I’ve ever seen, and
I like Jamie Lee Curtis. She seems really down-to-earth (which you’d have to be to do commercials for digestion-regulating yogurt), and A Fish Called Wanda and True Lies are both good times. She’s also the reason I’ve seen the 2003 remake of Freaky Friday several times (seriously, it’s actually highly entertaining). Plus she’s married to Christopher Guest, which is awesome.
I like Sigourney Weaver. Alien, Ghost Busters, Working Girl, The Ice Storm—she’s fantastic in all of them. And apparently audiences really love her in some little movie called Avatar. Weaver always plays tough, smart women with heart, and she proves that women can age gracefully (and naturally) in
So why are these three great actresses playing a bunch of catty, whiny, and immature women in You Again?
In about .5 seconds, Marni is spiraling off the high she got from a recent promotion and starts freaking out about the wedding, determined that she must expose the fiancé for the horrible person she is. Or was. But might still be. Because in the land of movies, high school is apparently for life, and no one ever gets over it.
Case in point: Marni’s mom starts out as the voice of reason, but then it turns out that the wicked fiancé’s aunt (Weaver) is the mean girl who made her high school life a misery, so she goes a little crazy, too. Wackiness, shenanigans, and general tomfoolery ensue.
Would I Pay For It?: While I have no doubt that