10 Things I Hate about You
First screened in March 2001 / Most recently screened in February 2020
Director: Gil Junger. Cast: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Larisa Oleynik, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Andrew Keegan, David Krumholtz, Susan May Pratt, Gabrielle Union, Larry Miller, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, Allison Janney, David Leisure. Screenplay: Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith (based on the play The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare).

Twitter Capsule: Gender politics, overall sophistication muddier than it imagines. Still, lightly charming. It does try!

VOR:   Not especially distinguished filmmaking but a welcome attempt to capture era-specific teendom in tandem with a high-concept take on old material.

Photo © 1999 Touchstone Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Chicago Film Critics Association: Most Promising Actress (Stiles; tie)

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