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As a teenager Marni was the kind of girl no guy would go near and would be tormented by the mean girls, and no one was meaner to her than Joana the head cheerleader. Years later, she's a successful woman with a good job. When she goes home for her brother's wedding she discovers that her brother is marrying Joana. When they meet she wants Joana to apologize for the way she treated her but Joana feigns ignorance. When Marni tells her mother, Gail about her and Joana, Gail tells her to try and put it behind her. But when Gail learns that her aunt Mona is her old friend Ramona who was her friend in high school whom she had confrontation with years ago, Gail feels like Mona is trying to thumb her success in her nose. When Marni learns that Joana does remember her she sets to expose her to her brother.
Imagine your worst enemy who tormented you during your entire high-school years is about to become your in-law family marriage. That is the premise of Disney's "You Again", a comedy that offers up a few messages about forgiveness and second chances . Kristen Bell plays Marnie who goes home to attend her brother's wedding only to find out the woman he is marrying is the one who made her high-school years a living hell. Odette Yustman stars as Joanna, the two leads do a terrific job playing their roles but it is the film's veteran cast that really shine here. There seems to be a history of rivals in the family and when Marnie's mom meets Joanna's aunt it begins round 2 in this family feud. Betty White also stars as the grandmother and she of course steals every scene she is in. The film is the most fun when these three women are on screen, nothing against Bell and Yustman but the three veteran actresses really shine her . "You Again" isn't a great film but it is a cute, funny romantic comedy that provides some nice laughs and even with it's PG-13 rating there is enough laughs for everyone since the subject matter is keep clean for the most part. There are some very funny cameos as well in the film and the entire supporting cast all did a terrific job as well. The film is a bit silly but if you're looking for something light yet entertaining then this should serve you well. I had a good time watching this and laughed enough times to recommend it to all fan's of the genre, it is one of those films that leaves a smile on your face as the credits begin to roll, the film makes for a nice date movie or family movie.
The film is available as a single DVD or a Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo and both come loaded with Special Features that include:
Following Fickman: On Set With The Director - Peer into the madcap mind of Hollywood's wackiest director, Andy Fickman, as he orchestrates the comedy of Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis and Betty White.
Ask The Cast - Jamie Lee Curtis, Betty White, Sigourney Weaver, and Kristen Bell answer questions from fans. Betty's advice might not be what you expect
Funny Or Die - In this behind-the-scenes interview spoof, Jaime Lee Curtis, Betty White, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Yustman and Kristen Bell discuss the movie when things get tense between the actresses eventually boiling over into a cast fight.
3 deleted scenes with commentary
Sharing A Room
Photo Album Memories
Riding The Silk
Blu-ray Combo Pack (ALL DVD bonus, plus):
Blooper Dance Party - On-set antics abound as the cast dances to their own beat.
Additional deleted scenes with commentary
Good Morning Sunshine
Grandma Bunny's House (with Betty White)
Meet Georgia King (with Betty White)
Gail's Shower/Ramona's Dress
The Compost Heap (with Betty White)
Covered In Lard (with Betty White)
Bridal Shower (with Betty White)
After The Fiasco
Released by Touchstone Pictures
*** 1/2 Out Of *****