Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr really are a charming few in a ridiculous but mostly entertaining intimate comedy
Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr celebrity in prefer Guaranteed, a movie that simply about fits the brief. Photograph: Netflix
A glance that is cursory NetflixвЂ™s daily top ten informs us a lot of revealing things, chief among them that quality, or shortage thereof, does not have any bearing on viewership, but additionally, further along the list is definitely an underlined reminder that nostalgia nevertheless rules. It is not only any nostalgia but a kind that is specific transports thirtysomething millennials returning to their teenage years, as evidenced because of the current success of Clueless or Jurassic Park or Moesha or Friends, comfortable access to movies and shows a lot of us needed to struggle for back when you look at the time.
ItвЂ™s filtered right through to their initial content strategy too, whether it is rebooting The Babysitters Club, casting Jennifer Aniston in Murder Mystery or Sandra Bullock in Bird Box or Christina Milian in Falling Inn adore, the latter now leading to a different fallen star headlining her very own low-budget rom-com through the writing that is same of Hilary Galanoy and Elizabeth Hackett. This time itвЂ™s SheвЂ™s All ThatвЂ™s вЂњuglyвЂќ duckling Rachael Leigh Cook, whose celebrity dimmed instead fast after her Sixpence None the breakout that is richer-soundtracked a sequence of commercial disappointments (RIP Josie in addition to Pussycats). But Cook is a face that will nevertheless show immediately recognisable up to a generation whom feigned shock whenever she became popular her eyeglasses for Freddie Prinze Jr and had been like, actually demonstrably nevertheless appealing, while having wondered where sheвЂ™s been from the time.