But I'm a Cheerleader Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The way the film handles how gay and lesbian stereotypes ... is both charming and funny.
January 1, 2000
But I'm a Cheerleader is not a great, breakout comedy, but more the kind of movie that might eventually become a regular on the midnight cult circuit.
January 1, 2000
Cheerleader is certainly refreshing.
January 1, 2000
The edgy dialogue keeps the film fresh, lively and light.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
The struggles of gay teenagers are handled with vast humor, insight and honesty.
January 1, 2000
...the film plays gay stereotypes as broad farce and middle class fear as frantic panic, but there's no bite beyond the cartoonish laughs.
January 1, 2000
Between the laughs, Cheerleader actually makes some credible statements about society's suspicion of nonconformists, and it gives us a winning heroine in Megan, who finds a way to merge her homosexuality and her cheerleading.
January 1, 2000
Even though Babbit gets carried away at times trying to be silly while making a point, her absolutely ideal cast keeps the comedy anchored in exaggerated but emotionally true performances.
January 1, 2000
But I'm a Cheerleader rises above its problems to deliver the essential goods.
January 1, 2000
But I'm a Cheerleader is funny, but it's not only funny.
January 1, 2000
Jamie Babbit's glossy comedy runs out of plot way too soon but ekes out just enough laughs to serve its terrific premise.
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