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‘The Netherfield Girls’: ‘Never Have I Ever’ Star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to Lead Netflix’s Contemporary ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Movie

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that modern-day adaptations of Jane Austen novels are generally pretty decent. There are all-time classics like Clueless, based on Austen’s Emma, and Bridget Jones’ Diary, inspired by Pride and Prejudice, and…a million other contemporary twists on Pride and Prejudice. Now Netflix is giving its own spin on Austen’s most famous […]

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A ‘Clueless’ Reboot, Reimagined as a Mystery Series, Has Been Passed Over at Peacock

Looks like this latest attempt to reboot a beloved ’90s classic is…Audi. Even Peacock — home of such resurrected IPs as Saved By the Bell and Punky Brewster — didn’t want to touch the Clueless reboot, which would have reimagined the 1995 romantic-comedy as a mystery series. The Clueless mystery reboot has been passed over […]

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‘The Craft: Legacy’ Review: Blah Blumhouse Reboot Is Everything the 1996 Camp Classic Rebelled Against

Nearly a quarter-century has gone by since cult horror classic “The Craft” tapped into a pre-Harry Potter fascination with witches, giving teenage audiences a sense of how empowering it might feel for four young women, persecuted by date-rapey D-bags and openly racist prom queens, to invoke a little black magic in their desire to get […]

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‘Mean Girls’ Honest Trailer: One of the Only Things from the Early 2000s We Should Be Nostalgic About

In 2004, Mean Girls joined the roster of generation-defining high school movies like The Breakfast Club and Clueless. Not only does it perfectly capture the teenage culture of the early 2000s, but it’s also hilariously clever for being adapted from a non-fiction parenting advice book. That’s largely thanks to writer Tina Fey, not to mention […]

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‘Clueless’ Reboot Centered on Dionne Heads to Peacock

Take note fans of plaid clothing: The upcoming “Clueless” reboot series has been picked up by Peacock, NBCUniversal’s recently-launched streaming service.Here’s the synopsis for the “Clueless” reboot, per NBCUniversal: A baby pink and bisexual blue-tinted, tiny sun-glasses wearing, oat milk latte and Adderall-fueled look at what happens when queen bee Cher disappears and her lifelong […]

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‘Clueless’ Director Amy Heckerling and Costumer Mona May Break Down the Film’s Iconic Outfits

After a quarter of a century, costume designer Mona May’s work on director Amy Heckerling’s 1995 classic teen movie, “Clueless,” remains iconic.“Everybody was into grunge fashion when we made this,” she recalls. “We were having to look to the future and bring it to the table. We were inventing pretty much everything.”As Clueless celebrates the […]

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Alicia Silverstone: ‘I probably behaved not as well as I could have’

Twenty-five years after she broke out in teen comedy Clueless, the actor and activist talks about the ups and downs of growing up in the spotlightIn Alicia Silverstone’s 1995 Rolling Stone profile, the writer Rich Cohen described the 18-year-old as “kittenish”, “the prettiest girl in town”, “dreamy-eyed”, having “the brand-new look of a still-wet painting” […]

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My favourite film aged 12: Mean Girls

Continuing our series in which writers revisit childhood movie passions, we revisit Tina Fey’s endlessly quotable teen comedy – or was it really a horror?• The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationThe thing about being a teenage girl and having a favourite film that’s also about teenage girls is that even if you’re very pretentious […]

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