By Jen Chaney
Will we ever get bored of Clueless? Ugh, as if!
Acclaimed popular culture journalist Jen Chaney celebrates the 20 th anniversary of the vintage film’s liberate within the first ebook of its style, weaving jointly unique interviews with author and director Amy Heckerling; key solid participants, together with Alicia Silverstone (Cher), Paul Rudd (Josh), Stacey sprint (Dionne), Donald Faison (Murray), Elisa Donovan (Amber), Wallace Shawn (Mr. Hall), Twink Caplan (Ms. Geist and affiliate producer); and different an important Clueless gamers like dress fashion designer Mona may possibly, casting director Marcia Ross, director of images invoice Pope, former Paramount chairwoman Sherry Lansing, and plenty of extra. solid and staff additionally pay heartfelt tribute to the overdue Brittany Murphy, who lit up the display as Cher’s protégée, Tai.
Chaney explores the effect of Jane Austen’s Emma because the not going framework for Heckerling’s script, the rigorous casting approach (including the long run stars who didn’t make the cut), the useful but fashion-forward cloth wardrobe, the original slang that drew from the prior and coined new words for the longer term, the sun-drenched soundtrack that set the tone, and—above all—the substantial volume of labor, creativity, and craft that went into making Clueless glance so without problems brilliant and glossy.
As If! illuminates why plaid skirts and knee socks won't ever exit of favor, and why Clueless is still the most loved comedies of all time.