We find a not-to-be-missed scene in otherwise horrific ''The Roommate''

By EW Staff
Updated May 20, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Even though it’s a shameless rip-off of 1992’s Single White Female, The Roommate (2011, PG-13, 1 hr., 31 mins.) isn’t nearly the giddy trash epic we’d hoped for. Still, there’s one scene that hints at something greater. At the 44:58 mark — SPOILER ALERT! — Leighton Meester, who plays an off-her-nut stalker, puts guileless roommate Minka Kelly’s adorable, meowing kitten, Cuddles, into an industrial-size clothes dryer to show Kelly that she…will…not…be…ignored! No, we never actually see poor Cuddles somersaulting during the tumble cycle, but it’s exactly the right kind of wrong that’s missing from the rest of the film.

The Roommate

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