In short, this is like Sandra Bullock’s Miss Congeniality (2000), but the teenage version. It’s an entertaining watch on a lazy evening. Just a typical chick-flick. But I gotta say, the twist at the end is pretty good. Then again, because it’s a Miley Cyrus chick-flick, the twist in the storyline somehow lacks the impact. 😉 But it’s still an enjoyable relaxing show.
The main character is a typical Miley Cyrus role. 🙂 In Hannah Montana, she played a double life pop-star/student, while in this movie, she transformed herself from a tomboy-ish girl into one of those ‘mean girls’.She went from being the biker chick (above), to being the pretty ‘plastic’ girl (below).I really think Miley suits well in roles like this. Her girl-next-door behavior, though a little exaggerated, is believable and entertaining. Love the way she tries to imitate those ‘bimbo’ girls say “OH MY GAWD~!” Totally hilarious! Or according to what I learnt from the movie, ‘totes’! 😉
There isn’t really a male lead, but the actor with the most screen time would be Jeremy Piven.He didn’t really deliver an outstanding performance though. I can’t even remember how he looks like after watching the show. Guess he didn’t make much of an impression.
Then there’s Mike O’Malley, who plays Miley’s character’s father. It was really weird for me cause I’m used to seeing O’Malley as Glee’s Kurt Hummel’s father, Burt Hummel. So my first thought when he first popped onto the screen is, “Kurt’s father is playing Miley’s father???” Haha! =P
Finally, what is a chick-flick without a heartthrob right? And this time, Josh Bowman steps up to the the heartthrob of the show.Gotta say, from most angles, Bowman looks real good. But there’s nothing about him that attracts my interest. Haha. I guess, good looks can only get you so far. You’ve gotta have that presence and charm. 😉
Anyways, do not expect a blockbuster quality in this show. That aside, this is a really relaxing enjoyable movie. 🙂