An Afterschool Special
without the courage of its convictions, this satirical fable affects the "isn't it ironic
" tone so beloved of smug pseudo-hipsters who think rolling their eyes at the tackiness of hula-themed sorority rush barbecues constitutes trenchant social commentary. Southern California State University senior Carolyn McDuffy (Christina Ricci) is the star of Alpha Omega Pi, a pint-sized bundle of enthusiasm with perfect taste in everything, from hair (her blond flip is to die for) to boyfriends. Ambitious AOP president Julie Thurber (Marisa Coughlan) has decided this is the year they're going to win the coveted Sorority of the Year award awa...