History Film / YoungAdult

3rd May '16 5:25:52 AM 06tele
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Much bitterer than sweet. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly, but she's still ruined their party. Matt gets to sleep with Mavis, but it's desperate Pity Sex that neither of them really enjoy. Mavis destroys her 'relationship' with Buddy and everyone else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car with a troubled expression, seemingly aware that a little bit of (unflattering) self-knowledge is at last coming her way.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Much bitterer than sweet. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly, but she's still ruined their party. Matt gets to sleep with Mavis, but it's desperate Pity Sex that and neither of them really enjoy. exactly enjoy it. Mavis destroys her 'relationship' with Buddy and everyone else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on probably including her own mother, and tries to persuade herself that she doesn't need to learn anything from the way home she writes the whole experience.[[note]]The last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. adulthood, suggests that this is indeed the case.[[/note]] Then, in the parking lot outside, lot, Mavis stares at her beat-up car with a troubled expression, seemingly aware that a little bit of (unflattering) self-knowledge is at last coming her way.expression...]]
3rd May '16 5:21:38 AM 06tele
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Much bitterer than sweet. Matt gets to sleep with Mavis, but it's desperate Pity Sex that neither of them really enjoy. Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car with a troubled expression, signifying that she appears to be aware that a little bit of self-knowledge is at last coming her way. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Much bitterer than sweet. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly, but she's still ruined their party. Matt gets to sleep with Mavis, but it's desperate Pity Sex that neither of them really enjoy. Mavis's relationship Mavis destroys her 'relationship' with Buddy, Buddy and probably everybody everyone else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car with a troubled expression, signifying that she appears to be seemingly aware that a little bit of (unflattering) self-knowledge is at last coming her way. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly.way.]]
3rd May '16 5:20:02 AM 06tele
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car in such a way that she appears to have acquired at least a tiny bit of self-knowledge.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's [[spoiler:Much bitterer than sweet. Matt gets to sleep with Mavis, but it's desperate Pity Sex that neither of them really enjoy. Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car in such with a way troubled expression, signifying that she appears to have acquired at least be aware that a tiny little bit of self-knowledge.self-knowledge is at last coming her way. The characters with the happiest ending are Buddy and Beth, in that Mavis's plan to split them up fails utterly.]]
3rd May '16 5:17:31 AM 06tele
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* FanDisservice: When Matt takes his shirt off. What makes it all the more awkward is that he's clearly aware of it. Also Mavis in a very unflattering forward posture wearing tummy-support pantyhose and invisible-bra stickers, with her makeup running.

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* FanDisservice: When Matt takes his shirt off. What makes it all the more awkward is that he's clearly aware of it. Also Mavis in a very unflattering forward posture wearing tummy-support pantyhose and invisible-bra stickers, "chicken fillet" breast enhancers sticking to her boobs, with her makeup running.
3rd May '16 4:47:43 AM 06tele
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-->'''Sandra''': Take me with you! You know, to the Mini Apple.

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-->'''Sandra''': Take me with you! You know, to the Mini Apple.\\
3rd May '16 4:46:17 AM 06tele
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* {{Hypocrite}}: Mavis tries to call Matt this for chewing her out while using his beating as an excuse to do nothing with his life. He turns it around by pointing out that she is a much bigger hypocrite

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Mavis tries to call Matt this for chewing her out while using his beating as an excuse to do nothing with his life. He turns it around by pointing out that she is a much bigger hypocritehypocrite.
* IgnoredEpiphany: Mavis realises while talking to Sandra that other people grow up and feel fulfilled while she doesn't, and that she needs to change. Sandra, who hero-worships her, tells her that she's wrong and that everyone really wishes that they were like her. [[spoiler: Mavis then plays this trope tragicomically straight.]]


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* KickTheDog: Mavis gives Sandra one of these after Sandra's pep talk:
-->'''Mavis''': You're right, this place blows. Thank you, I needed that. I have to head back to Minneapolis.
-->'''Sandra''': Take me with you!
-->'''Mavis''': Excuse me?
-->'''Sandra''': Take me with you! You know, to the Mini Apple.
[''Mavis looks at her pityingly'']
-->'''Mavis''': ...You're good here.
3rd May '16 4:28:45 AM 06tele
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and prepares for adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car in such a way that she appears to have acquired the merest smidgeon of self-knowledge.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends very badly, but on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and prepares for is all chipper about facing adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car in such a way that she appears to have acquired the merest smidgeon at least a tiny bit of self-knowledge.]]
3rd May '16 4:23:37 AM 06tele
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends on a sour note, but it appears that after she lets go of him, she is preparing to get her life on track.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Mavis's relationship with Buddy, and probably everybody else in Mercury, ends on a sour note, very badly, but it on the way home she writes the last chapter of her book, in which her heroine graduates high school and prepares for adulthood. Then, in the parking lot outside, Mavis stares at her beat-up car in such a way that she appears that after she lets go to have acquired the merest smidgeon of him, she is preparing to get her life on track.self-knowledge.]]
19th Apr '16 6:06:36 AM aye_amber
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Not in the movie itself (its R rating makes that unnecessary) but the trailer plays the DavidBowie song Queen Bitch. It never says the offending words, but any Bowie fan will know the song and will know what it's saying about Mavis.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Not in the movie itself (its R rating makes that unnecessary) but the trailer plays the DavidBowie Music/DavidBowie song Queen Bitch. It never says the offending words, but any Bowie fan will know the song and will know what it's saying about Mavis.
2nd Feb '16 12:02:28 PM RevDave
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A 2011 film written by Creator/DiabloCody, directed by Jason Reitman, and starring Creator/CharlizeTheron and Creator/PattonOswalt.

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A 2011 film written by Creator/DiabloCody, directed by Jason Reitman, Creator/JasonReitman, and starring Creator/CharlizeTheron and Creator/PattonOswalt.
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