It’s not a cat food commercial unless there’s a woman carting around fancy glassware or dancing. Maybe even eating salad alone and laughing.
Everyone talks about reading Harry Potter growing up, but other YA book series did exist in the 90s. Go back, give these a read, and then mutter angrily about “YA these days”.
We get it. Everyone’s got to eat and sometimes good actors take on bad roles. That doesn’t mean they wish you’d forget that one movie they did for the paycheck. Or not.