Not Another Teen Movie

According to most of the critics, I'm the least likely person to go see NOT ANOTHER TEEN MOVIE. Ah, but I remember actually seeing THE BREAKFAST CLUB on the big screen... I may never have cared a damn to see such works of art as CAN'T HARDLY WAIT and SHE'S ALL THAT, but I'm always up for a good skewering, and this one reaches all the way back to the 1980s.

Most of the critics also declare this to be the worst film of the year--another reason for me to see it, and another exaggeration. It's not quite up to SCARY MOVIE, but it beats SCARY MOVIE 2--and don't even get me started on FREDDY GOT FINGERED.

Look--you know what you're getting into if you check in to see this one. And it works well enough for what it is. You get the final word in toilet humor... but you also get one of the best (and funniest) gore scenes of the year. The nudity is pleasant and most welcome in an era where almost everyone else shies away from it, and us old-timers can enjoy seeing such character favorites as Ed Lauter as the football coach (who ends every sentence with "goddammit!").

Good matinee laughs--if you were at all interested in seeing this in the first place, you might as well go through with it--if not, no great loss.

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