The Olsen twins movies you should rent
Why do we love the films of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen? Is it the top-notch acting? (Uh…) The masterful scripts? (Um, no…) Whatever it is, the twins’ mostly female fans are anxiously awaiting the May 7 release of ”New York Minute,” the duo’s first movie in nine years to play in theaters. In keeping with their time-honored formula, the Olsens play opposites in this urban romp: Mary-Kate’s a truant rock rebel, and Ashley’s an uptight overachiever.
To help you prep for the movie (and the twins’ 18th birthday, on June 13), we bravely held an all-Olsen film festival of the mainly straight-to-video confections that made them famous before they became billionaire mini-moguls with books, clothing, videogames, makeup, and dolls. Read on for our up-to-the-”Minute” list of the 10 flicks that do, and don’t, deserve your rental fees….