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, […]
Tue 29 March 2005 "Mean Girls"