It’s been said, time and again, that Hollywood is just like high school--the same system of cliques-and-balances that regulates lunchroom politics is in place in Tinseltown, only the Stoners are now the uber-cool and the Loners are stalking them. With that in mind, the Newspaper Nerds at Checkout have compiled their monthly Checklist of what’s hot and who’s not.
THE COOLS TABLE: Busy Philips, Brittany Murphy, Shawn Hatosy, Christian Bale
THE NERD TABLE: David Arquette, Matthew Lillard, Clea Duvall, Amy Poehler
KING & QUEEN OF THE PROM: Leonardo DiCaprio, Reese Witherspoon
DETENTION: Puff Daddy and Jennifer Lopez, Jason Priestly
FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENT: Virginie Ledoyen
ENOUGH ALREADY: Neve Campbell, Tobey Maguire, Vin Diesel, Cameron Diaz
ALL THE KIDS ARE DOIN’ IT: Boiler Room, Scream 3
NAMELESS FACE: Chris Owen
FACELESS NAME: Leelee Sobieski
SITTING IN A TREE, K-I-S-S-I-N-G: The Prince of Pop and Liz? Ick.
SPLITZVILLE: Ted Turner and Jane Fonda, Scary Spice and Jimmy Gulzar
FLASH! BACK IN VOGUE?: Yahoo Serious in Mr. Accident.