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I know it isn't an epic indie movie that's going to gain a cult following, but some of the comments miss the mark. 'Havoc' is a movie about teenagers who are bored with their upper class white lives. They know the lives their parents have are meaningless so they look for meaning elsewhere. They create gangs and use drugs to be more like people they think are "real". The writing isn't all that great, and, yeah, the plot drags in places, but the message remains: these kids are trying to be "real" by being something they aren't.
This point is hit again and again, but mostly in Allison's (Anne Hathaway) conversations with Eric (Matt O'Leary). All of the kids from the Pallisades are being fake, so blaming the actors is not the way to go. These characters are trying to be one-dimensional, it's all a performance. These young actors did an amazing job portraying how boredom leads to chaos.
As for Joseph Gordon-Levitt, he is so talented it hurts. Sam is a one-dimensional, wanna be gangsta who has burned away so many brain cells he can't function. But it was a strong choice made by Gordon-Levitt and he stuck with it until the end. Was he believable, no, but how many gangster white kids are? Blame the writing, the absurdity of seeing Anne Hathaway's nipples, or the lame plot, but don't blame actors for other people's mistakes.
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