This film makes me very happy because it is the growth process that everyone has to go through.Everyone has secrets of the past and enemies they can not get along with.And eventually become a family.It is very exciting and draw the audience.
good (by b-43493)
This movie is great ,It tells us not to bully others because of their looks .
impression of view (by o-71643)
You Again" was somewhat of a nice surprise. I had expected it to be a mediocre comedy, but it turned out to be quite nice.The story told in the movie is very captivating and you easily get yourself immersed into the situation, the characters and the story itself. The story is quite funny as well, you have Marni, who was bullied by Joanna during high school, and now years later, Joanna is about to marry Marni's brother, Will. Apparently Joanna doesn't remember Marni from school, but then things take a drastic change and things escalate...The people acting in "You Again" <more>
were doing a good job, and they had managed to put together a really nice ensemble of people to fill out the roles. Kristen Bell, playing Marni, was doing a really good job in the movie. But of course, actresses like Sigourney Weaver and Jamie Lee Curtis also always do a nice job, and they were great in their roles. Furthermore, there were some other nice names on the list, such as Betty White, Victor Garber, and so on.Throughout the movie, as the story progressed, there were more and more hilarious scenes, and they worked well. The movie had enough comedy and drama in it to be interesting, not really falling into a teenage comedy genre, which I had expected it to be."You Again" is a good choice if you are in for an evening with funny movies, because it is not just a comedy movie, it also has a deeper and nice storyline, not just intending to make you laugh.
A comedy centered around confronting and overcoming high school rivalries (by tanmanthatran)
This is a great end of summer comedy. Even with a PG rating, it has laughs for all ages thanks to the great acting of its cast. Sigourney Weaver and Jamie Lee Curtis, and Kristen Bell and Odette Yustman act brilliantly opposite of each other. There are some very funny and unexpected cameos as well as great supporting acting, especially by the love sick and a little mentally sick character, Tim. I'd say this is probably the best date film out in theaters now. Betty White steals most of the scenes she's in which is no crime by me. This movie is best enjoyed if you're up for <more>
something a little silly. Then again, when is a comedy ever supposed to be taken super seriously? You Again is definitely worth a look, especially as a date movie or family movie.
My wife and I fell in love with Kristen Bell's rendition of Veronica Mars and were dismayed when the show went off the air. UPN understood their audience, but when it merged with WB the new network was clueless as to who actually watched the TV series.After the end of the series we have looked for vehicles in the movies that would showcase Kristen Bell's talents. Why she chose a series of bad movies, I don't know, but "You Again" is finally a film vehicle that shows off her acting ability.Several points make this a stellar film for her. One, even though she is a young <more>
woman in her thirties, she can still pull off a teenage role. So the flashbacks of her her as a nerd in high school cut between the accomplished woman in PR works.Second, she really flows well between characters. She has a variety of mannerisms she uses to portray of geeky teen age girl to the demeanor of a successful career woman.Third, the main theme of Veronica Mars was her ability to take revenge, and this film runs with the same theme which Kristen Bell plays so well.We thoroughly enjoyed this movie. It was a great chick flick to take my wife on a date to. The timing and delivery of all the actors was excellent. The pacing of the editing never lagged. I recommend every couple to see this movie for a light hearted and funny night out.
Imagine your worst nightmare is about to come true:your old tormentor from high school is about to become your sister-in-law! Marni Kristen Bell starts off by making a presentation about how high school was torment and sheer hell for her due to the nasty cheerleaders kind of like the "Plastics" from Mean Girls who bullied her I can relate all thru high school. Her boss informs her that she has gotten a promotion that will take her back home, and on the flight back, she learns that her brother is engaged to the ringleader and the nastiest one of all-in fact, the one that made <more>
her life the misrablest. Joanne, or J.J., as she was known back then. Once back, Joanne claims not to remember her and now appears to be leading a Mother Teresa type life, and Marni sets out to expose her. Joanne's aunt turns out to have been similar to Marni's mother! Reviews to this movie tended to be slightly negative or at least lukewarm , but I don't think they deserved them. Quite the contrary-I thought it was hilarious and relatable to real life. The performances were terrific Betty White in particular was outrageous! , and overall I think this movie was enjoyable. I liked it. It reminded me a little bit of 27 Dresses. You might like it.** 1/2 out of ****
Not usually crazy about this kind of flick but the two leads are A+ (by socrates99)
Before I forget, I must say some parts of this are written so well and I mostly mean the dialog that I was a bit distracted trying to figure out what kind of person would be able to write something so letter perfect. That said the real joy of this movie for me were the two leads, Kristen Bell and Odette Yustman. This is near perfect casting followed by near perfect performances. My wife points out that the rest of the casting and acting was none too shabby either. Bell will conjure up images of similar high school disasters from your own high school days. Ditto Yustman who nails the <more>
pretty but nasty she-bully to the point that I wonder if she drew it from real life. These two are worth the price of admission and though the movie falters a bit when it isn't about them, it's well within the realm of a well done light comedy, so why all the low appraisals, I really don't know. Go see this and be ready for an enjoyable ride.
Spoiler Alert for the end of the movie! Warned ya! OK not a bad movie. No Citizen Kane but you knew that just by the cast. All right so Betty White was around when Citizen Kane was filmed.Look for a fast flowing, I can figure out what was coming next, cute movie. My wife told me to use cute. Believable, nah! But parents can take their kids, guys can take their girls without being raunched over like the movie--Going the Distance.Cameos galore especially at the end when--I can't tell you--shows up as Betty White's nemesis. Figure it out and enjoy the moment. No it is not Mary Tyler <more>
A Squeaky Clean Kristen Bell Wedding Comedy With Nothing Smutty (by zardoz-13)
Old rivalries re-ignite but reconciliation follows in "Game Plan" director Andy Fickman's light-hearted, family-friendly, wedding farce "You Again." This middle-of-the-road Touchstone Pictures release boasts a female power house cast featuring Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kristin Chenoweth, Betty White, and Cloris Leachman. These gals strut their stuff in freshman scenarist Moe Jelline's cute but contrived comedy about what occurs when old high school rivals square off against each other during a marriage weekend. People who prefer light, <more>
frivolous comedies without profanity or anything remotely smutty should have a field day with this brisk, 105-minute, squeaky-clean, PG-rated, gagfest with pranks that look recycled from a 1950's era "I Love Lucy" episode. Indeed, chick flick lovers may be reminded of either "My Best Friend's Wedding" or "27 Dresses." Basically, sweet, little Kristen Bell almost sabotages her older brother's wedding because his bride terrorized our heroine in high school. Just when our heroine's mom—former scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis—reminds Marni to give her rival 'a second chance," mom meets former best friend Sigourney Weaver, and the catfights begin. "You Again" amounts to nothing more than a hopelessly upbeat cinematic frolic with the gals acting giddy and getting all dolled up for one pratfall after another. Good performances, Fickman's smooth helming, and the catfights keep this carefree comedy bouncing along to its hilarious but sentimental conclusion. Music connoisseurs of 1980's top-40 pop tunes will lap up the soundtrack which contains songs from Heart, Queen, and Daryl Hall & John Oates. Predictably, Betty White steals every scene in which she appears."You Again" opens in the year 2002 with Marni Olivia Olsen Kristen Bell of "When in Rome" recording a video for her high school time capsule. Marni is a world-class geek with her acne, her spectacles, her braces, and her greasy strands. She looks at the camera and hopes that her high school years don't foreshadow her future. Principally, Marni doesn't care much for Joanna Odette Yustman of "The Unborn" and her snobby friends. Joanna is the high school bully who loves to warble Queen's "We Are The Champions." Not only does mean-girl Joanna lock Marni out of school, but she also labels her a 'loser.' Later, during a high school basketball game, Joanna knocks down Marni when our heroine is having trouble keeping the mask of the high school mascot—a gator—on the right way. Poor Marni stumbles onto the basketball court and collides with her older brother Will and he misses his last-minute shot and the Gators lose. Naturally, Marni turns out to be first-class klutz, and she consistently has a habit of running in handsome Charlie Sean Wing of "Forget Me Not" and spilling something on him. After high school, Marni becomes a successful public relations specialist. "Perception," she assures a new crop of PR employees, "is everything." Marni explains we cannot prevent things from happening to us, but we can control our reaction to them. She has an enviable job in Los Angeles, but she does such a good job that the company gives her a promotion to their New York office as a new vice-president. This good fortune occurs just before her older brother, Will James Wolk of TV's "Lone Star" , is going to married. Imagine Marni's shock and surprise when she meets Will's fiancé and the bride turns out to be Joanna. It doesn't help matters that virtually everybody in the Olsen family, including their pet dog, adores Joanna. A string of events follows that makes Marni feel like she is back in high school. Chiefly, Joanna isn't the same girl. Instead, she is a considerate and caring woman who loves Hall and Oates as much as Will. Eventually, Joanna realizes who Marni is, and an impatient Marni awaits Joanna's apology. Marni grows bitter when Joanna doesn't apologize and admit her tyranny. Meantime, Will is head-over-heels in love with Joanna. Marni tries to warn Will about his bride, but she never gets a chance. No matter what Marni does, she cannot get a minute alone with her brother to inform on Joanna. At the same time, Marni's mom, Gail Jamie Lee Curtis of "Halloween" , reminds her daughter that everybody deserves a second chance. No sooner has Gail uttered this dictum than she discovers that Joanna's only living relative, Aunt Ramona Sigourney Weaver of "Alien" , was her best friend in high school thirty years ago. They didn't part on good terms. Ironically, Ramona lived in Gail's shadow, but Ramona is now a wealthy, albeit two-time divorcée. As it turns out, Ramona owns a number of luxurious motels and has been ranked for eleven years as one of Fortune 500's most successful business people. Meantime, Marni decides at the last minute to dig up the Ridgefield High School time capsule and show her brother evidence of what an awful person that Joanna was. Naturally, this strategy backfires on Marni and makes her look like Julia Roberts in "My Best Friend's Wedding." At the same time, Will is devastated that the same girl that he fell in love with could be such a vixen."You Again" gives both Kristen Bell and Jamie Lee Curtis a chance to pull stunts that Lucille Ball used to get away with regularly on "I Love Lucy." After she learns about Joanna, Marni literally turns into the geeky, acne-riddled wallflower that she used to be. She falls into an ant bed and the bites make her look like she has an outbreak of acne again. Later, when Joanna and she tangle before the wedding reception, Joanna dumps a bowl of punch on Marni that makes her look as if she were drenched with pancake batter. Meanwhile, Curtis loses one of Ramona's earrings in a sink and takes a shower when she dismantles the plumbing in an effort to recover the jewelry. In another scene, Gail and Ramona topple into a swimming pool and tear into each other. Contagiously funny scenes like these make "You Again" an amusing trifle.