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See brat pack
- ‘One writer of a biography of Cobain refused to allow his book to be optioned, worried that the resultant film would feature some earnest brat packer in a dreadful wig.’
- ‘Her only solace is a sympathetic high school teacher, nicely underplayed by a former ‘brat packer’, who encourages her to enroll in an arts school in New York.’
- ‘He has had to bring back three of the four brat packers, who still have blood on their backs, and he has had to put them on to the front bench, to plot against him.’
- ‘Since her first film, a 1980s brat packer, when she was 13, she has made some 30 movies.’
- ‘The again, everyone's comparing candidates to brat packers, so this might work.’
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