hee. A clever movie with tons of juvenile laughs! Some
of the punchlines are extremely subtle others are like a cheerleader
making an illegal triple-decented full-back tudor dismount and
whacking you smack in the head!
cast has a few of Hollywood's momentarily it gals.
They're cute, sexy and talented all rolled up into each of their
mini-waisted-size 1 hipped-perfectly tweezed eye browed-four foot
eleven package. But, don't misunderstand me. Though they are most
definitely the "type" Hollywood yearns to cast -over
and over- these gals, Marley Shelton ,Mena
Suvari , Marla Sokoloff, Alexandra Holden , Rachel Blanchard,
Sara Marsh and Melissa George shine and perform like the old pros
they shall become.
and Spice's story goes...Diane West (Marley "Cutie Pie"
Shelton)is an innocent little cheerleader (an oxymoron-I know).
She's fallen heels over head -literally- for the captain and all-American
boy next door,
Jack Bartlett (James "I shave...I do...shut up!" Marsden).
Ah, young love. Long kisses goodnight, snuggling in the back seat
of your junk-pod hotrod, and stolen prophylactics ...
What's this? Diane has become a statistic? Their lust has taken
root? Now she's just another Back Street Boyz-bubble gum chewing-DKNY
wearing pregnant teen? Oops.
to worry the beautiful princess and her loving, if incredibly
stupid, mate will make do, on well, next to nothing.
like, no way Ray. Poverty doesn't become the soiled debutante.
There has to be a way to fix it so Diane and Jack's baby has all
the brand name goods in life. Simple. Rob
a hootenanny! Diane gets her squad involved and the girls go into
training. They train for the upcoming heist as if heading to the
cheerleader state finals.
they use their cheer routine smarts and all-'round savvy to engineer
and pull of the area's biggest bank heistdressed as prego-Betty
faced dolls. How clever is that?
Will they get away with it?
is one funny movie folks. Nothing too cerebral so
it's great to just sit back and join in the silliness. S&S
is well written (Mandy Nelson), well acted, and genuinely
tickles the funny bone more than a few times. Enjoy!
Recommendation: Snickers© and Haagen
Marley Shelton, JamesMarsden ,Mena Suvari, Marla Sokoloff,
Alexandra Holden ,Rachel Blanchard,Sara Marsh, Melissa George,
Nate Maher and Jake Hoffman .
by Francine McDougall