10 Things I Hate About You: Modern Shakespeare

10 Things I Hate About You is an ironic title for our topic today but what else would you name modern-day Taming of the Shrew?

Quick Summary~

So there’s this one really cute girl, Bianca, everyone wants to date at school but she can’t date unless her sister is. Her sister, Kat is difficult, to say the least. So our main character, Cameron, hatches a plan to manipulate dinglehopper Joey to pay bad boy Patrick to date Kat. That way, Cameron can date Bianca. Meanwhile, Bianca actually likes Joey. Spoiler alert: Cameron and Patrick win the girls by investing in their hearts, not just being “nice guys”.

Comments while watching

Here’s the Mean Girls breakdown 

  • Oh yeah it’s Taming of the Shrew
  • Woww straight from Shakespeare 
  • In one ear out the other
  • Ofc she’s a lit nerd
  • Almost immediately leaves 🤣🤣
  • I’m so ready for the b slap
  • I love Mr. Morgan 
  • Oh boy
  • 🤣🤣
  • She would be fired 
  • 🤣🤣
  • What is a spank bank
  • Poor Michael 

I didn’t realize the whelmed quote was from this movie 

  • It’s not a bad rule. Get through school and start a career.
  • Real smooth 
  • Untrue
  • She’s not planning on dating you 
  • Bruh
  • You know the perfect person 
  • He has a business proposition 
  • Oof
  • What does Michael get out of this 
  • $15? Y’all should see movie prices these days
  • You’ll have to work on it 
  • We’re screwed!! 🤣🤣

I would be so flustered but she plays it off so well

  • Helping homeboy out a bit
  • So mom left, not dead
  • Up your game bro
  • Who has $100 on them at school 
  • Assuming she wants to go
  • Cool shot
  • Playing her like a fiddle
  • Personally I thought the dark tshirt was better because it brought out his features but I’m no expert 
  • Rifling through your sister’s room is fine but sure draw the line at your room 
  • Brooo
  • He is a pretty guy 🤣🤣
  • Bruh don’t expose her like that
  • She’s having fun 

Wow, you did your research 

  • Great timing 
  • Dad’s unprepared
  • Awww he showed up early
  • Who are you trying to impress 
  • How did y’all get a keg
  • You sound like you’d star in Book of Mormon
  • Great opener dude just wait a few years
  • Poor girl is trashed
  • Total frat bro
  • They took it outside 
  • Nooo  not like that
  • Disregard for human life 
  • It’s all the same but great comedy
  • She’s drunk you shouldn’t take advantage 
  • Oh man Kat’s having fun

Love is a choice not a feeling

  • 🤣🤣
  • Swings are a bad idea
  • Ground would have been better
  • Oof she’ll feel that tomorrow 
  • She’s letting you go for it 
  • Yes she has
  • See, even that was selfish
  • Yessss I love you’re rapping a sonnet
  • That doesn’t answer the question 
  • Nope I think it was aimed at you
  • Poor gym teacher
  • I would like to know why he needs the money
  • I didn’t know Heath Ledger could sing
  • Missed opportunity to not have him in a musical 
  • Oh no security is here for singing a song that’s not inappropriate 
  • Confiscated for later 
  • Oof
  • Ah yes your wits
  • So cute
  • Surprise attack
  • Cute
  • Perfect french

Aw the perfect dress for the fantasy nerd

  • She actually doesn’t like Joey 
  • Good threat
  • Good talk Bianca 
  • Imagine being the actor
  • That’s actually not a dress
  • Let him shake his hand
  • You let her have mom’s pearls
  • Perfect 
  • Aww how’d you pull that off
  • The backup dancers🤣🤣🤣

If that’s the case, what does that say for you 

  • Great job dude
  • Sucks joey
  • You didn’t care about her at first
  • No one wants to third wheel
  • Cute
  • I think your modeling career is over
  • Brave to be vulnerable 
  • I love the way they play off each other 
  • All well that ends well

Final Thoughts

Thank you for reading my take on 10 Things I Hate About You, I appreciate it. Comment below your favorite retelling of Shakespeare. If you like what I do, consider subscribing to my mailing list and if you want to watch something similar, click here. I’ll see you in the next post!

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