Jaime’s Film Diary: March 15, 2020

As expected, I’ve been keeping my Letterboxd up to date – so here’s yet another update for here in regards to what I have been watching as of late.

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Clueless – Review

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If John Hughes high school films carry a good amount of what I dislike watching in the sort, then Clueless is what I would cite as a perfect example of the high school movie done right. Amy Heckerling’s loose adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma works on a count that not only is it one of these teen films by appearance, but also at how it’s poking fun at the sort of ideas that they present on the screen. It took me a second viewing to realize what it was about Clueless that I absolutely loved about it, for it had been years since I last came around to watching it. Amy Heckerling leaves behind not only a fun teen comedy, but a cultural staple for the 1990’s going down from both the fashion and the soundtrack, and an entertaining time capsule from start to finish. It can be referred to as a “chick flick” all you want it to be, but that doesn’t take the clever aspects of it away. Continue reading →