The House Bunny Reviews
Puts a cheerful spin on its many cliches. This particular wheel hasn't been reinvented, but at least it gets a nice fresh coat of bubblegum-pink paint and a star to pilot it with aplomb.
The result isn't very funny, and its sexual politics are as muddled as you'd expect, but Faris is sweet and likable as the sort of wise dumbbell Judy Holliday used to play.
The transformed Shelley loses some of her Tammy Faye eyeliner but little of her precious dimness, careful not to violate the broad streak of anti-intellectualism that Hollywood has always reflected and reinforced in the American psyche.