10 Things I Hate About You
Few movies spark ’90s teenager rom-com nostalgia more than 10 matters I Hate approximately You, a unfastened modernization of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. but in lieu of the original play’s numerous mental torments and diffused misogyny, we rather get promenade, cute paintball dates, and Heath Ledger singing “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” on the football area bleachers.
The movie follows chronic pessimist Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) as she tries to breeze through her senior year without any pointless distractions — plans which might be interrupted when the college’s “awful boy,” Patrick Verona (Ledger), comes into the image after being solicited through a younger Joseph Gordon-Levitt attempting thus far Kat’s younger sister (Larisa Oleynik), whose strict father continues that she will only date once Kat has a boyfriend of her very own. even as the movie may observe the commonplace rom-com archetype of enemies-grew to become-enthusiasts, the chemistry between Stiles and Ledger and the movie’s hilarious and relatable characters give it sufficient elevation to nevertheless resonate just as a lot with audiences these days as it did in 1999. Shakespeare desires he could write a romance this fascinating.