Britney Spears seems in her first best movie function on this story of 3 teenage pals on a highway shuttle to Los Angeles. Mimi (Taryn Manning) targets to go into a ability festival and win a recording settlement, Lucy (Spears) needs to seek advice from her mom in Arizona, and Equipment (Zoe Saldana) hopes to peer her boyfriend at UCLA; so when they graduate from highschool, the 3 of them set out on the highway in combination. Alongside the way in which, the 3 vintage pals uncover extra approximately themselves, approximately each and every other, and their plans and hopes for the longer term.
When a pop singer on the peak of her occupation seems in a movie there is by no means going to be any doubt who the megastar is, and Crossroads makes certain the target market does not fail to remember it. Britney Spears is Lucy, who, in conjunction with her pals Equipment (Zoe Saldana) and Mimi (Taryn Manning), buries a time tablet to be opened upon their top-faculty commencement. All of them develop aside on account of their other backgrounds, however reunite after the promenade and bizarrely make a decision to embark on a highway shuttle to Los Angeles for more than a few purposes. Input Enrique Iglesias glance-alike, the cute rogue Ben (Anson Mount), who kindly drives them all of the manner go united states. Throw in automotive bother, making a song for cash and Britney falling in love and that’s the reason the adventure over with. By the point they get to LA it will get much more predictable and ends with Britney making a song “I am No longer a Lady, No longer But a Lady” on the audition for Slide Information, successful the consideration of her father (performed through Dan Aykroyd) and gaining the affection of Ben.
Spears efficiency and that of her costars is easiest for the character of the movie–an homage to 80s flicks approximately teenager angst–which even starts with Lucy dancing around her 80s-themed bed room making a song Alongside to an vintage Madonna report. Spears’ Lucy is a innovative gal who saves the day each and every time, whether or not they want a mechanic, an accountant, a motive force, a lead singer, or only a shoulder to cry on. She writes poetry, too. Is there anything else Britney Spears can not do?
On the DVD: Crossroads the DVD comes with an excellent listing of interactive options, together with a “Pop-Up Britney” the place her head bursts during the display and describes how she felt filming the present scene. There are TV advertisements; a cinematic trailer and a teaser trailer (overkill); deleted scenes and outtakes; plus tune movies (“I am No longer a Lady” and another Darkchild combine and video for “Overprotected”). Issues to look at in awe and bewilderment are “Find out how to make a T-blouse like Britney”, this means that chopping the sleeves and backside part off, and “Edit your personal tune video”, the place you get a number of 3 scenes from “No longer a Lady” to position in any order you wish to have. —David Trueman