The Babysitters Club (1995) – DVD Review

The Babysitters Club DVD


Written by Dalene Young, based on the novel by Ann M. Martin
Directed by Lynn Hamrick and Melanie Mayron
Starring Schuyler Fisk, Bre Blair, Rachael Leigh Cook, Larisa Oleynik, Tricia Joe, Stacy Lynn Ramsower, Zelda Harris, Vanessa Zima, and Christian Oliver

Released by: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Rating: PG-13
Region: 1
Anamorphic: Nope.

My Advice: Skip it.

Seven teenagers start a babysitting business called, appropriately, The Babysitter’s Club. The leader of the gang, Kritsy (Fisk) decides that they will start a summer camp for the kids they babysit to keep the business active during the summer (also to keep the friends together all summer). However things begin to go awry when competition kicks in, in various forms. Some of the other girls at school want to muscle in on their action (not in a West Side Story kind of way, but in that passive-aggressive high school girl kind of way) and some of the girls in the club acquire a few summer crushes along the way. Not only that, but the parents and neighbors start to complain about the business.


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10 Things I Hate About You (2000) – Movie Review

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Directed by Gil Junger
Written by Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith, based on the play The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Starring Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, Larry Miller

My Advice: Wait and Rent It.

Cameron (Gordon-Levitt) is a new student at Padua High, and while being given the guided tour by his trusted lackey Michael (David Krumholtz) he runs into Bianca (Oleynik). Hopelessly smitten, he vies for her affection only to learn that according to her father (Miller), Bianca can’t date until her sister, Kat (Stiles), does. The problem is that Kat is known around school for her, to put it mildly, caustic personality. They work a deal to get Kat’s opposite and fellow mutant, Patrick (Ledger), to take her out so that Cameron can get his chance.


By | 2011-10-02T22:53:39+00:00 April 1st, 1999|Reviews|0 Comments