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“People love high school movies!” says high school movies channel, via OnePoll

Film news now, with the revelation that people fondly remember films and their starring characters:

Mean Girls’ Regina George is the ‘meanest’ high school film character of all time, according to research

Mean Girls’ Regina George is the “meanest” high school film character of all time, according to research.

Rachel McAdams’ breakout role as the “Queen of the Plastics” in the 2004 cult classic took the top spot thanks to her snappy quips and cunning manipulative tactics.

She was closely followed in second place by the ever-scheming Kathryn Merteuil – played by Sarah Michelle Gellar in Cruel Intentions.

Source: Independent, 14th June 2019

Who put together this story, highlighting the fondness people have for high school movies?

The study of 2,000 UK film fans, commissioned by Sky Q, revealed three quarters have watched their favourite high school movie multiple times. 

Mean Girls is one of a selection of high school movies, from Grease to Pretty in Pink, being shown on Sky Cinema’s School’s Out channel from 20-28 July and On Demand.

Here’s the original press release on the SWNS website: