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not a bad flick. quite enjoyable. kirsten dunst is cute as in it along wih up and coming cutie melissa sagemillar. (see sorority boys)
Best in Show: Kirsten Dunst
One for the future: Ben Foster
Stand-out scene: Changing Shakespeare
Brainer or no-brainer: Brainer
Stands up to one viewing or repeated?: Repeated
DVD commentary any good?: n/a

Of the spate of teen-based 're-imaginings' of the works of Shakespeare, Get Over It has to be one of the best. Ten Things I Hate About You was entertaining enough, but the cast of this movie bring something extra special to the project. When Berke Landers (Ben Foster - Russell off of TVs Six Feet Under) is dumped by his long-term girlfriend Allison (Melissa Sagemiller) he auditions for the school production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in order to be close to his former beau. Comforted in his heartbreak by the sister (Kirsten Dunst) of his best friend (Colin Hanks), the object of Berke's affections shifts. Martin Short makes a great theatrical director while Sisqo of 'Thong Song' infamy has a minor role (culminating in a bewilderingly out of place extended song and dance sequence at the end of the movie). To add to the hilarity Allison's new boyfriend deliberately sports a Dick Van Dykian 'English' accent reminiscent of the one Don Cheadle delivered in Ocean's 11. One minor point - instead of using Elvis Costello's Alison as the love theme, the superior Pixies Allison (which uses the correct spelling) could have been deployed.
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I liked it. It is quite uneven, but the cast is engaging. I have always loved Kirsten Dunst, I just think she has an amazing star presence. There's just something about her. The musical numbers are great fun, and the film does fall flat at times, but as a whole I feel it worked. very funny at times
The First Wives Club - Fun and sunny, but also a bit crass and predictable - much like my mother. I do love me some Bette, though, and Goldie and Diane are more than welcome any time. **1/2 (out of ****) C+

For Love of the Game - A sweet and nicely-played love story, between both two people, and a man and baseball. Sam Raimi, rather oddly, directs. *** (out of ****) B

Forces of Nature - Silly, tedious and annoying romance than grinds our nerves all the way to its predictable conclusion (while also irritating with its many contrivances along the way). *1/2 (out of ****) D+

French Kiss - Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline make it work. It's too long and predictable, but it's sweet, charming and funny enough to push all that aside. *** (out of ****) B

Get Over It - What a stupid, wretched, awful piece of trash. * (out of ****) D
The situations are funny and somehow entertaining with some bright editing and musical numbers. Kirsten Dunst demonstrates she's a really good actress and singer. The plot is the typical from any teenager film but it somewhat takes the direction to a comedy oriented for a younger audience. The comedy inserted in the movie is not or sexual, so that makes it different from the movies of it's time. Get It Over is good film to watch to have a few laughs.
*1/2 (out of four)

Ben Foster plays a high school basketball player who has just been dumped by his popular girlfriend. He recruits the help of his best friend's sister (Kirsten Dunst) to woo his gf back. But, soon he finds himself torn between her and Dunst.

I know there are a lot of people to really liked this movie. For me nothing seemed to work and Dunst was particularly annoying to me.
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