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Angela Chase: "When You Call Someone's Name, Like, Kind Of Loud And They Don't Hear You, It Makes You Feel Really Lonely."

Juno was released on DVD today, and as FourFour's Rich brilliantly points out, teenage heroine Angela Chase of My So-Called Life is the anti-Juno. While Juno reveled in her own quirkiness and established individuality — something that is rare, if not nonexistent among teens — Angela dealt with the desperation of…

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"Not in the slightest... it happens to be a film about a girl who has a baby and gives it to a yuppie couple... Like, I'm really sorry to everyone that she doesn't have an abortion, but that's not what the film is about. She goes to an abortion clinic and she completely examines all the opportunities and all the…

"There can be no female agency in Knocked Up, Waitress, and Juno — not because they are comedies, but because, in each scenario, unwanted pregnancy is the joke played (by God?) on the female lead. As the most successful of the preg protags, she who is Knocked Up is necessarily the most smacked down — the glass ceiling…