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DARIA: IS IT FALL YET?

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Daria: Is It Fall Yet?

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tracy Grandstaff, Alvaro J. Gonzalez, Wendy Hoopes
director:
Karen Disher, Guy Moore

We gave it an A-

School’s out and everyone’s favorite animated teenage misanthrope is in feel-good, arts-and-crafts hell: working as a counselor at camp It’s OK to Cry. Worse, best friend/partner in cynicism Jane Lane is away at a pretentious artists’ colony, leaving Daria to navigate the shallow waters of suburbia solo. In other words, summer sucks — and Daria wouldn’t have it any other way. Wielding a satire saber as sharp as ever (Lackluster Video, anyone?), MTV’s almost-feature-length flick tickles the inner antisocialite in all of us.