Part loving homage, part camp send-up, this knowing ode to beach party pictures and cheesy monster movies has a great look, but its broad laughs at the expense of '50s and '60s cultural naivete aren't really all that clever. Sweet 16 and never been kissed,
perky tomboy Florence Forest (Lauren Ambrose) isn't very interested in boys, but she's dead keen on becoming a surfer if only she can find someone to teach her. Her intellectual friend Berdine (Danni Wheeler) would rather spend her time parsing the subtext of drive-in movies like The
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, while the popular girls, such as curvy Marvel Ann (Amy Adams), are busy striking pos...