Almost ten years before Elle Woods, there was Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And no, we’re talking about the intense television mega-hit but the hilarious little low-budge flick that took itself a lot less seriously. With a much more Valley Buffy obsessed with shopping and cheerleading, the movie gave us great lines like “Get out of my facial!” and “That’s so five minutes ago!” The giveaway that this was much more than a silly action comic and actually a radically feminist project comes at the end: after Buffy saves her town and basically the world from a vampire invasion, her outsider bad-boy love interest played by 90210 alum Luke Perry says to her, “You’re not like other girls,” to which Buffy replies earnestly (for once), “Yes, I am.” Ladies kick ass!
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Author: Em & Lo