A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to ... See full summary »
Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between ... See full summary »
Two attractive young lesbians, Maggie and Kim, meet in Vancouver, develop a passionate romance, and move in together. Meanwhile, Maggie's well-meaning but naive mother Lila gets divorced ... See full summary »
Recruited by the U.S. government for their unique ability to lie, cheat and fight, Amy, Max, Janet and Dominique join an underground academy of secret agents known only as D.E.B.S. These crime fighting hotties set out to save the world and keep their lipstick perfectly applied while doing so. Now the girls must combine their skills for their most important mission- to capture vexing vixen Lucy Diamond, the deadliest criminal the world has ever known. When D.E.B.S. star player, Amy, falls for Lucy, chaos erupts and the D.E.B.S. loyalty is put to the test. Written by
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Jordana Brewster originally wanted the lead role of Amy Bradshaw. However, writer/director Angela Robinson convinced her to play the part of supervillain Lucy Diamond. See more »
In the opening scene there is a paper boy who throws a newspaper through the force field of the D.E.B.S. house. In the shot of the paper boy throwing the paper, the paper clearly penetrates the force field and lands in the hedges to the right of the front walkway. However, the next shot has the paper scorched from the force field and landing smack in the middle of the walkway. See more »
Janet! Wake up! We got a lead on Amy!
[to herself because she knows Amy's with Lucy willingly]
[jumps out of bed]
Oh no no no no no no no...
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I have to admit, I really enjoyed this film. It's a tongue-in-cheek parody of the Charlie's Angels format with good laughs, yet it breaks away from that formula in interesting ways.
First of all, it's pretty racy as far as the revealing uniforms are concerned, so much so it takes you off guard at first.
However, what really shocked me was the well written lesbian love story. At first I reacted in typical guy fashion of: 'Alright! Two chicks going at it', but as you watch the story develop you sense something you don't often see in parody flicks. There's real chemistry here.
I don't know if it was great directing or acting, probably a combination of both, but there were some genuine emotional moments between the two love torn characters -- they were really connecting. It wasn't just a sex thing, but more a real substance, to the point where I found myself rooting for them to finally get together. You'll have to see the movie to find out.
Jimmi Simpson should be mentioned here. I swear I've seen him before, but can't remember where. Point is, his comic timing was flawless and there wasn't a line I didn't laugh on. Maybe I just liked his character or maybe we're going to see a lot more of him in the future.
All in all, it's a fun flick -- you'll enjoy it.
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