(Twelfth Night) gets a modern (2006) High School teen comedy makeover.
A girl (Amanda Bynes) pretends to be a boy (Amanda Bynes) so that
she can play football (soccer) on the boy's team after the girls
team at her school is axed.
our panel of critics thought
purists will hate this film - there are no men in tights at all.
A disgrace from kick-off to final whistle. I want my money back."
delightful teen updating of a Shakespeare tale. You had better know
its a Shakespeare story before you start watching this because like
all Shakespeare it is strange in places."
movie with two half's."
Tatum plays the high school football star with a firm chested gusto."
Hamlet next on Vinnie Jones's acting ambition list? I think we should
don't they let girls play for male soccer teams? This teen comedy
opens up a whole evening of lively debate me thinks."
course, in the old days, Twelfth Night was almost impossible to
act. Back in Shakespeare's day, women weren't allowed to act, so
a man had to play a woman playing a man. Hilarious from start to
bald headmaster is very 'Shakespeare'. I think if I didn't know
this movie was Shakespeare at this point I would have walked out
hurling my popcorn as I scowled."
tell me the ending or whole plot if necessary
Viola (Amanda Bynes) and Duke (Channing Tatum) end the movie together.
Not a dry eye in the house.
nice colorful updating. Some fine jokes and if you like the sound
of another teen Shakespeare comedy then you won't be disappointed.
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