This is another movie that takes the "dumb blond" stereotype and builds on it, just like, for example, Legally Blond(e). The difference is that this film actually accomplishes it pretty well, and comes up with far more great humor, something that is probably mostly due to the R-rating(Legally Blond has a different rating, a PG-13, I believe). That doesn't mean that the film is packed with nudity or profanity, though. It does have its share of F-words, and the two main characters(among others) do show a little skin, but nothing serious. Most teens should be able to see this as well, and laugh at it. About the "laugh at it", though, I will say that the film requires you to be able to laugh at fairly simple humor. It's not going to make anyone form philosophical ideas about it, nor is it going to impress you in any way, it only tries to entertain, and it succeeds, depending on, of course, whether or not you can laugh at dumb humor. It mostly consists of stereotypes(main stereotype being the "dumb blond" one), but as long as you can accept that, you should be able to find it fairly amusing. I definitely laughed out loud at a few occasions, and was chuckling at many more. The plot is pretty good, it's about Romy and Michele(as you probably guessed from the title), who, 10 years after high school haven't really gotten anywhere with their lives, and are told about a high school reunion. Fearing they may not impress their former schoolmates, they try to improve their lives. Hilarity ensues. The film has a pretty good, slow, unhurried pace throughout, very much like another teen comedy, American Pie. It doesn't hurry from one scene to the next, but it doesn't bore you either. The acting is pretty good, especially by the two leads, Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow. The supporting cast is also pretty good, especially Janeane Garofalo and Alan Cumming. I very much enjoyed Garofalo's sarcastic character, and her acting was great. The main characters also have great on-screen chemistry, I think. The characters were sufficiently well-written and credible, for a bunch of stereotypes. The soundtrack for this film was also pretty good. The films climax, that takes place at the actual reunion, is packed with pretty much every single reunion-cliche that you can think of, but still manages to entertain. All in all, a good comedy if you can enjoy the fairly simple-minded comedy of it. I recommend it to fans of "dumb" humor comedies, like Dumb and Dumber, and various other Jim Carrey comedies. Also, fans of dumb-blond jokes might also finds this amusing. 7/10
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