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Bad Movie That Isn't Really Bad -Jennifer's Body

It's a matter of opinion, of course. Not everyone will like this movie, but I enjoyed it. It's not great and it won't win any awards, but really, the ones that win the awards are usually the boring ones.

I went into this having never seen Megan Fox in a film, so I was without any particular bias towards her. I know that she is considered one of the worst actresses of our time and that many people flat-out dislike her. This film probably won't convert anyone to team Megan, but I for one thought she was rather perfect for it. Her character is a shallow, slutty, self-centered brat with few brain cells, so it's not that hard to pull off.

I enjoyed Adam Brody in this, too. I don't think I realized he was in it until he turned up as a satanic singer. Oh, and the soundtrack is worth getting.

The ending gave me exactly what I wanted, and *mild spoiler* I was happy to see Amanda Seyfried's character come into her own and kick some ass. Girl power!

Jennifer's Body isn't particularly scary even at its gory best, but I think it wasn't intended to be scary. In fact, what I really like about this is that it doesn't take itself too seriously. If it did, this would be a dud, or at least an unintentionally ridiculous film. That's not to say the whole thing is light, because there are some serious moments. It's not going to weigh you down, though.

Overall, this is a visually appealing, entertaining movie.

My grade -B


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