Guided by former TV commercial director Lyne in his feature debut, this exploration of the lives of four teenage girls is weakly scripted but engaging nonetheless. In a fine performance, Foster plays the steadiest of the quartet, Jeanie, who finds herself dealing with the problems of her
three friends: Annie (Currie, onetime member of the rock group the Runaways), a burnt-out hooker trying to escape her crazed father; overweight, unpopular Madge (Kagan), who is determined to free herself from her parents' pampering; and Deirdre (Stroh), a flirtatious, compulsive liar. Although
FOXES's attempt to delve into the problems of modern-day teenagers is admirable, its scre...