Unformatted text preview: burger joint, even Stacy does not want to date who she eventually ends up with at first. Almost the whole entire movie is shot from eye level, helping the audience familiarize themselves with the characters and feel that they too are in high school with them. Amy Heckerling does a wonderful job directing Cameron Crowe’s screenplay of his book Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Part of the movies success, and now cult status, is that it depicts high school so accurately; everyone can envision themselves and their classmates from high school no matter which situation applies to them. Overall, the movie can conjure up many nostalgic images from our own high school experiences ultimately making us thankful we aren’t still stuck in that classroom like Spicoli is with Mr. Hand yelling at him....
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- Spring '06
- Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ridgemont High