Cynical and intelligent Arnold Mosk, a known drug user, is put into a disciplinary program at his high school meant for the seriously disturbed where he becomes the main target of the psychopathic Doug Van Housen and his gang.
Ryan Payne Bell,
Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is ... See full summary »
This movie suffered serious criticism for paying the fraternities and fraternity brothers to act out pieces of the movie. The main school involved does not even pledge in the Spring, as this movie made viewers believe. A good movie to see as long as you realize it is developed to perpetuate the stereotypes the film makers have about fraternities. I did enjoy seeing the movie, it was well produced, and had a good "documentary" feel. HBO will not allow this movie to be presented on TV, and for good reason, it just is not true. There are several instances in the movie where brothers in the fraternity actually act as though they are pledges and act out scenes which supposedly happen in a fraternity.
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