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Drop Dead Gorgeous Review The 1999 Minnesota based film Drop Dead Gorgeous was a pointless yet hilarious movie This take off on pageants was produced by Claire Rudinck Polstein Donna Langley and Lona Williams with New Line Cinemea Beauty pageants always seem like a bizarre event to me It consists of girls with outlandish hair the frizzier the better too much makeup one mustnt see the real skin unflattering bathing costumes and lots of cellotape to hold everything in place It seems strange that one of Americas major obsessions is not parodied on the big screen more often I suppose that when reality is so crazed how do you ridicule it Ever watched a documentary on beauty pageants Obsessed parents nervous desperate frustrated teens ridiculous rivalry bribery scandals biased judges etc There is all that plus more in this film This film is a mockumentary where we meet the contestants their parents and the judges and follow the local winner to the state and national pageants In a small Minnesota town home of Americas oldest living Lutheran the annual beauty pageant is underway The contestants are perhaps a little more motivated to win than in real life because not long after the pageant is underway the entrants who look like they have a chance to win start dying Throughout the movie we see how the pageant is structured how the teenagers prepare and more importantly we see how the process is being corrupted to predetermine the outcome There are many freak accidents one of wish involves a tractor blowing up and another having an explosion at the trailer park A light falls during dress rehearsal and a talent costume ends up missing during the actual pageant The film is packed with jokes the main targets being Christian values and American pride two of my pet hates The central characters are Denise Richards Wild Things and Kirsten Dunst Small Soldiers Kirsten Dunst is the
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