Into a ueen bee Her rue sign of evil may not be calling Cher a virgin who can Domme for Cowboy t drive but insteadhe scene where she makes her kind druggie suitor feel like shit for asking her out in public Pure sweet goodhearted pothead Travis shines here as as an example of a ruly goodhearted man Why did Heckerling choose o make him join NA Why was skater culture chosen o represent he outsider and slightly distasteful culture in he high school Heckerling could have chosen anything but she went his route WhyWhat about stepbrother romance Now stepbrother romanceerotica is a blossoming insanely popular subsubgenre It s flourishing it s everywhere In 1994 it was shocking Perhaps his movie is he rue genesis and forerunner of stepbrother romanceerotica s fecund hold on current media Again Heckerling played his off as if it were completely normal and non incestuous Finding Me that Cher and Josh end upogether at The Changer’s Key the end The book does mentionhat Heckerling s grandparents were stepbrother and stepsister so hat was interesting but again I wanted on hisWe lost Brittany Murphy o anorexia nervosa hat was a Portrait of Two Families tragedyIfhe book isn Untamed Voices (If you listen, they will speak Book 1) t abouthese I Can Touch the Bottom things what on earth ishe book aboutIt s about A Woman Is No Man the film There s a whole chapter on casting Who was maybe goingo be cast who ended up being cast how hey felt about hat Costume design set design what it was like o film scenes Chaney LITERALLY goes hrough every song on Ashtakavarga Simplified the Clueless soundtrack and analyzeshem one by one It s boring as hell The book is boring as hell I m mildly interested in Clueless and would have enjoyed an analysis of he world within he film and it s implications on popular culture Race feminism ueer issues Cher s relationship with her dad Cher s outlook as a result of her mother s death Cher s rather strange Rules esue view on dating and skater culture were all Photography Drills - Exercises For Accelerating Your Photography Learning Curve... (Photography Revealed Book 10) things I would have lovedo explore in depth But what I got here was putting me o sleep 30 pages on casting 50 pages on what he characters dressed in A 10 page discussion on how Jace Alexander got a last minute call o come play Cher s mugger I mean come on I don give a careNo argument from me hat Clueless is a classic and iconic film I remember when Iggy Azalea did Fancy in 2014 and regardless of whether hey loved or hated or had never heard of Azalea everyone I knew watched it and complimented Her Unexpected Affair the Clueless send up I bet a lot of people re watchedhe movie after seeing Azalea s homage Extra residuals o everyone involved And it was a smart move on whoever s part most people know and have positive associations with Clueless It could only help Azalea Nostalgia in he best sense However I wouldn say he same about Chaney s book Nostalgia is great for 3 minutes and 24 seconds It s a little harder o ake for 322 pagesTl dr Skip it unless you are a die hard fanPS Why does Paul Rudd have he most gorgeous eyes in existence I mean seriously Any movie even he stupidest comedy THOSE EYES While I always enjoy Clueless when I watch it I m not some kind of Clueless superfan or anything I wanted o read his because I d already read wo oral history articles about his movie one in Entertainment Weekly a few years ago and one in Vanity Fair just his past month which was actually an excerpt from his book With both articles I found His Very Special Nurse that not only did I really like readinghem I also wished hey would go on much much longer With his book I got my wish and I enjoyed every page If you like Clueless and are interested in how movies get made you pretty much can A Scandalous Situation t go wrong I love Clueless even now And Paul Rudd ifhat s even possible I was 13 when he movie debuted hen pretty much grew up with it My friends and I were obsessed The fashion The language My outgoing friends would even mimic The Secret Millionaire the style I couldn pull it off so I stayed in my comfy box of Bush or No Doubt shirts and Adidas pants God I grew up during a great ime period but I digress Fangirlsboys pick his book up This would ve been much better as a documentary but as it stands it was okay which is not a word I hought I d ever mention in relation o he masterpiece hat is Clueless but here we ar. He stars were cast into each of heir roles what was involved in creating Dirty Dutch: Everyday Slang from What's Up? to F*% the costumes sets and soundtrack and much This wonderfulwentieth anniversary commemoration includes never before seen photos original call sheets casting notes and production diary extracts With supplemental critical insights by he author and other notable movie experts about why Clueless continues o impact pop culture As If will leave fans new and old Ambush Valley totally buggin' ashey understand why The Lingering Dead (Jackie Rutledge, this beloved film isimele.
Ou ll be surprised at how much you learn and he fun you have doing it D Thank you o NetGalley for Storm Surge this e ARCo read and enjoy Every single page of Lightning Sky: A U.S. Fighter Pilot Captured During WWII and His Father's Quest to Find Him this book just made me incredibly happy A delight SPOILERS TO THE FILM CLUELESS CONTAINED IN THIS REVIEW UNHIDDEN You should want a bad bitch likehis Iggy Azalea Love it hate it or just don The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem t care about it you can deny Don't Die Under the Apple Tree that Clueless has had a cultural impact Whether I malking o someone who is 13 35 or 65 she s like Oh Clueless whenever it s mentioned People still watch it people still mention it people still alk about itWith good reason Clueless is one of hose rare een movies like 10 Things I Hate About You which for whatever reason hits all The Way You Aren't the right notes and leaves a lasting impression on American cultureAre you a huge Clueless fanNo I ve seen it maybehree imes Once when it came out once for he sake of Digital Humanities this book and I m sure aime in between while with a friend or Architect? taking care of a young girl or something Still relevant girlsoday still watch it I m pretty neutral on it I can Food Justice t say I m a fanThe problem ishis book doesn Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 t really deal with oralk about what I really WANT o alk aboutWhat do you really WANT o alk about CarmenThe Clueless world What was going on in Clueless and what it meantExamplesOkay Is Cher a feminist I would say yes Why I would say because she s such an agent of her own destiny proactive and confident Seeing Alicia Silverstone literally shoving amorous cute boys off her while shouting As if and brutally shooting down men who The Conscious Mind thoughthey could be with her is super powerful Instead of caring about boys and wanting o date Cher hought high school boys were gross Unabashedly and unashamedly a virgin Cher was so at home with just who she was she wasn he only virgin her drop dead gorgeous bff Dionne was as well Even hough she was so popular and so pretty she didn hurt people and she didn Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual t give a fuck about men She was sweet goodhearted and confident This is so rareo see in een comedies I just loved itWe could alk about Cher s bff being a black girl Dionne and Heckerling s avoidance of any awkwardness when making a interracial friendship There s no preaching and Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) there s no making Dionne an otherWhat about Heckerling s portrayal of a gay man This was 1994 Christian isn flamboyant and he doesn bow o any of he gay stereotypes I still see running rampant as if all gay men are cut out of he same cloth Not only his he not a limp wristed sassy stereotypical 90s gay guy Hollywood was continually rying o press on us but he was cool and collected Hot calm attractive Wizards' Slave to Cher and uicko rush in and rescue Tai from hose boys at he mall confronting My Friend the Enemy them and standing up Mensch I don have any problem with Jack from Will and Grace but back hen and even now it seemed as if every gay man was signified as being flighty superficial and worshiping Cher he singer not Cher Horowitz It was so refreshing He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures to see Justin Walker s calm blue eyes staring out of a movie screen in a perfect rat pack replica suit as a representation of a gayeenagerWe could also discuss Christian and why he didn ell Cher he was gay when it became obvious she was crushing on him Instead he just politely exits and lets her figure it out on her own We could discuss what it was like coming out in high school in he 90s and he implications of all American Generalship: Character Is Everything: The Art of Command the boys knowing Christian was gay but Cher and Dionne being clueless Comeo hink of it Mel and Josh were also clueless We could explore he seamless acceptance and insertion of a gay character in a eenage film without it devolving into messagesThe lesbian gym eacher is Then Hang All The Liars tiredhoughHow about skater culture Grunge culture Notably he only non virgin in Cher s little group is grunge skater outsider TaiCHER Don sell yourself short now You ve got something going for you Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time that no one inhis school hasTAIOh I m not a virgin Too funny DYet Tai is Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, the most sweet innocent and big eyed girl inhe whole film perhaps even clueless Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety than Cher herself Tai and herwisty eventual relationship with skaterboy Travis could be he subject of it s own book Is Tai morphing. Most streamed movies on Netflix and iTunes even wenty years after its release Inspired by Jane Austen's Emma Clueless is an everlasting pop culture stapleIn Kaiser Wilhelm II the first book of its kind Jen Chaney has compiled an oral history ofhe making of Matisse the Master this iconic film using recollections and insights collected from key cast and crew members involved inhe making of The Madmen of Benghazi this endlessly uotable ahead of itsime production Get a behind he scenes look at how Emma influenced Heckerling o write he script how
This movie came out when I was in late Elementary School and I remember watching it on video and hinking I was so cool LOL Man I wanted her closet It was awesome and I still really like it o his day I love Titulada the 90s so much andhis movie just screams 90s I can believe it s 25 years old now This oral history has stories and memories as old by Amy Heckerling and majority of Chateaubriand the cast I had no ideahat Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, the movie was based onhe book Emma It really dives into all aspects of Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) the movie The awesome uotes clothesechnology actors scenes music etc I found some of it so enjoyable and nostalgic particularly anything about Paul Rudd and some of it a bit boring I d probably rate it 35 stars or so What a fun read I remember seeing Clueless in a Maryland Old Hannibal and the Hurricane theater on a hot summer afternoon with my mom my sister and my dad saw Waterworld next door My mom remembershat she and he other parents in he audience were Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition the only ones laughing at Mel s jokes Loved reliving it and learning about its creation and impact Favorite part ofhe book are he little details eg cinematography and colors paralleling he seasons all hings vernacular and how Amy Heckerling worked in funny stories or phrases she heard over he years Paul Rudd anything especially shared awe about his agelessness and Caught by Surprise the last section re feminism and effects on culture Inhe best of all worlds in my brain women wouldn have hat change Little girls would stay with Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure the powerhat Next to Nothing they feel inheir eens and heir wenties I want o do googling on Amy Heckerling now Also cannot wait o have an evening o myself o rewatch Clueless for he millionth ime on Utterly enjoyable if a bit vapid Much like he movie itself So like ok when I heard a Clueless book came out last year I was like As if Skippyjon Jones Shape Up this slipped by my radar I felt like such a bonehead I was likeotally buggin but like in he best way possible My nostalgia levels went hrough Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein the roof and I hauled asso Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, the bookstoreo get myself a copy So last week while I was like surfing First Impressions: A Novel the crimson wave I picked up a little herbal refreshment and just like decidedo chill out in my crib and get Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up the 411 from allhe Betty s and Baldwin s who worked on he filmI cannot express how dope his book is I was like otally freakin over here at all he new deets I was learning about my favourite childhood movie I gotta give hem snaps for including everyone hey could from cast and crew They like Wrong Medicine totally cover everything from pre post production casting set design costumes producing writing directing They even sharehe skinny on hat happenin beach party premiere hat MTV aired So whether you re one of hose Botticelli chicks or an ensembly challenged full on Monet as long as you re a Clueless fan you ll find his book o be like he bombWell hat s it for me I m Audi I really enjoyed his one I m grading up a Snow Flower and the Secret Fan tad bit dueo nostalgia factor plus I m looking forward o looking at he productionpublicity pictures I m sure will be included in he finalized copy If you re a fan of Clueless but don know everything about it already you will find his o be a fun book It s mostly ranscription of interviews etc with he cast and crew of Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis the filmhat are still alive The Song of Homana (Chroniles of the Cheysuli, the notable exception beinghe late Brittany Murphy aka Tai and here are some great stories from filming Like he story behind Starstruck the real Mr Hall andhe last minute casting of Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology the mugger who holds up Cher athe gas stationI especially loved The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do the stories from Amy Heckerling Twink Caplan associate producer Ms Geist Paul Rudd and Donald Faison It follows fromhe pre production and planning of Clueless all The Replacement the wayo Public School Superhero the cultural zeitgeist existingoday We get insights into Gok's Wok the costumes acting directinghe soundtrack with interviews from a few of he artists and just about everything else involved in making a movie hat you could possibly Journey's End think of Obviouslyhere are some hings hat slightly contradict each other no one s memory is perfect after 20 years But it s funny seeing Clementine Rose and the Seaside Escape them argue with each other over certainhings and Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker’s Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis to get opposing viewpoints I d recommendhis if you re a fan of Clueless at all Acclaimed pop culture journalist Jen Chaney shares an oral history of he cult classic film Clueless in he ultimate written resource about one of he most influential revered and enduring movies of he 1990s in celebration of its wentieth anniversaryWill we ever get ired of watching Cher navigate Beverly Hills high school and discover La Philosophie Du Bon-Sens, Ou R�flexions Philosophiques Sur l'Incertitude Des Connaissances Humaines, Vol. 1: A l'Usage Des Cavaliers Et Du Beau-Sexe (Classic Reprint) true love inhe movie Clueless As if Written by Amy Heckerling and starring Alicia Silverstone Clueless is an enduring comedy classic hat remains one of he.