Why 13 Going on 30 rom-com gets better with age

It probably doesn't comfort anyone to know that Christa B. Allen, who played Jennifer Garner's younger self, is now 30 years old.

Last week, film-lovers were invited to Jenna’s Birthday Screening at Cinema Nova in Melbourne – Jenna, of course, being the protagonist of the 2004 comedy 13 Going on 30 starring Jennifer Garner.

Attendees – myself very much included – received a pack of Razzles candy on arrival and the screening was followed by a 2000s-themed dance party complete with $10 Pina Coladas (not virgin).

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