For a change, it’s not the lack of any original tween stories that has driven Louise Rennison’s book to the screen- it’s necessity. A quick-witted amalgamation of Bridget Jones and Adrian Mole via Byker Grove on brain pills, 14-year-old literary heroine Georgia Nicholson is an inspired comic creation that every young person should get to know and learn from, let alone the female of the species. Bend It Like Beckham’s self-righteous klutz of a director Gurinder Chadha is in the chair bringing the noisy, bitchy world of Angus, Thongs… to your ears and eyes.   Read the rest of this entry »