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S.F.W. ★★ 1994 (R)

Get out your clicheometer for another look at Genera tion X. Suburban teen Cliff Spab (Dorff) unwillingly becomes a media sensation during a terrorist hostage crisis at a conve nience store. The phrasemaking teen's apathetic words are adopted by his peers just as he realizes that there is something he actually cares about—fellow hostage Wendy Pfister (Witherspoon), a cheer leader who wouldn't have given him the time of day before. A somewhat heavyhanded commentary on fame in our tabloidintensive society. Title acronym stands for “So F* * * ing What.” Many reviewers had a similar reaction. Based on the novel by Andrew Wellman. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams, Pamela Gidley, David Barry Gray, Jack Noseworthy, Richard Portnow; D: Jefery Levy; W: Jefery Levy, James Foley.