This was just like Twilight, except funny, witty, scary and interesting.
Jenniferâ€™s Body starts off with a narration where they say â€ślife as a teenage girl is hell.â€ť Little did we know how much hell is on the way. Small town BFFâ€™s, Jennifer is the head cheerleader you wish you dated in high school. Needy is a plain Jane.
Jennifer (Megan Fox) and Needy (Amanda Sigfried) opt to go see a band from the city. Assumedly with intentions that will make their fatherâ€™s cry. After that night, Jennifer is forever changed into a demon-like killing machine, who now prefers boys for their blood type, instead of their cuteness.
The carnage that follows confused me at first. I wasnâ€™t sure if I was watching a straight up scary movie or a teen flick with dark tones. Once I figured out this was a mockingly delicious dark comedy, I was completely on board.
What really perked my interest in this movie was the written direction of Diablo Cody, who put her own special touch on â€śJunoâ€ť and Showtimeâ€™s â€śThe United States of Tara.â€ť She knows how to draw color from lifeâ€™s dark and dark tones. She seems to bring an artistic truth to her work, which makes this movie above and beyond the usual teen horror flick.
Say what you will about Megan Fox, but I like her. No, not just for eye candy, although she is easy on the eyes. She may just be the flavor of the day, but at least sheâ€™s been honest about her performances. She doesnâ€™t think sheâ€™s the second coming, sheâ€™s just another actress. An incredibly striking-smoking- drooling-hot, normal, regular actress.