Bring it On brought us many iconic, quotable lines. It also brought us a surprisingly nuanced example of cultural appropriation and the problems of white guilt. Also, Jesse Bradford and Eliza Dushku. Let’s get into it!
Warning: This one contains cursing. There’s also a brief discussion of sexual assault based on the events of the film.
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