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