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Gossip (I) (2000)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  21 April 2000 (USA)
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Three college students base their class project around gossip and how fast it spreads, which soon spirals out of control.

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Storyline

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the embarrassing situation. Written by Kyle <Kyleshivers@aol.com>

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Rated R for sexual content including language, and for brief violence | See all certifications »
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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,321,729 (USA) (21 April 2000)

Gross:

£784,921 (UK) (8 September 2000)
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The couch in the loft living area has a painting on the backrest of Derek, Jones and Travis; the mouths on the characters are blurred out deliberately. See more »

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When Jones comes rushing in to tell Derrick that Travis has a gun, she is completely dry, yet she was just out in the rain. See more »

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Jones: I'm a girl with a problem. It's not like I don't know better. But I seem to have gotten myself involved a very tempting situation.
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Wicked and stylish fun
23 September 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

"Gossip" barely got noticed when it was released. This reception was possibly due to the generally slow box office of April 2000, but also to the fact that, at times, the film's style compensates for its lack of substance. Still, the film is a fun way to spend a few hours and the screenplay provides a unique story.

The acting is pretty good, especially from the three leads - Lena Headey (Cathy), James Marsden (Derrick) and Norman Reedus (Travis). I saw Headey in some other films after this one, namely "Face" and "Ripley's Game", and was impressed not only by her emotional range, but also by her mastery of accents. Both Marsden and Reedus are better actors than they are given credit for.

The film's style and locales epitomize what I would personally call 'twenty-first century chic'. The loft is ultra cool, and so is the club. In fact, the film is worth seeing for its locales alone.

Overall, a nice little thriller. I give it a 7/10.


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