"Mean Girls"

Mean Girls was actually a much better film than I was expecting – I’d heard all about Lindsay Lohen in the press, but she absolutely nailed her part in that film. Her descent from innocent self-giving all-round lovely person to ‘mean girl’ was played to perfection. A lot of this is of course down to script, make-up, costume, and direction, but she wonderfully underplays the changes in mannerism with the increasingly rare flashes of self-awareness of what she was becoming. I guess she is very sympathetic as an actress – you can tell what she is feeling and going through, […]


It’s very hard to start an entry when you haven’t written anything for ages (but have thought of lots of things to write in the meantime – none of which you can remember now, of course).. A bit like writing a letter or making a phone call to a friend you haven’t seen for ages. Anyway, here I am, back on the web (although I didn’t do very well at staying off it – next year’s Lent will have to be more concrete, I think). Got a shiny new update to my “to see” list – off goes I, Robot, […]

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