A movie about high school cheerleading must be either a joke or a jiggle-fest for lechers, right? Wrong: This engaging, high-spirited tale of back-stabbing on the competitive cheerleading circuit may not be as barbed a look at high school mores
as, say, ELECTION, but it's fresh, clever and thoroughly charming. Perky, popular Torrance Shipman (Kirsten Dunst) has just assumed the mantle of squad leader for San Diego's nationally acclaimed Rancho Carne Toros squad (the Toros themselves are the lamest high school football team around), and
to her horror, nothing
is going right. On her first day in charge, Torrance loses a cheerleader to a broken leg, and the aud...