13 going on 30

the year: 2004

the genre: comedy

the cast: Jennifer Garner (Jenna Rink); Mark Ruffalo (Matt Flamhaff); Judy Greer (Lucy Wyman); Andy Serkis (Richard Kneeland)

the plot: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to hide until she's thirty. Thanks to some wishing dust, Jenna's prayer is answered. With a knockout body, a dream apartment, a fabulous wardrobe, an athlete boyfriend, a dream job, and superstar friends, she couldn't have a better life. Unfortunetly, Jenna realizes that it's not exactly what she wanted. Then she finds her childhood best friend, Matt. But he's also grown up...

don't miss: the Thriller scene.

listen for: "Wait, listen to me. I'm 13!" "Jenna, if you're gonna start lying about your age, I'd go with 27."

extra bonus points: if you've ever eaten Razzles.

did you know: The Poise article that Jenna is reading at 13 ("Thirty, Flirty & Thriving"), features the apartment that she later lives in at 30.

also listen for: "It doesn't matter what Lucy said. I stopped trusting her after she stole my poprocks in the third grade."

1 comment:

Laney said...

I'd never heard of Razzles till this. I loved the point of the movie!