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The plot of this movie is fairly straightforward: 30 years ago a geek was accidentally murdered by some cool frat boys who took their "good old-fashioned geek bashing" a bit too far. The frat boys, being cool and rich, covered up their mistake and life went on as normal.
Now, 30 years later, the sons of the 5 frat boys responsible for the murder are following in the footsteps of their fathers they're cool, they're frat and they make fun of geeks.
Enter the geekette, who bears some resemblance to the murdered geek she's awkward, smart, wears glasses, seeks acceptance and is the butt of everyone's joke. After finding a 30-year old class ring belonging to, guess who? she begins to change. She sheds her ugly duckling image and becomes the new hot girl on campus (because if movies teach us anything, it's that all geekettes are hot girls just waiting for a cool person or in this case, a malevolent, revenge-driven spirit to take them under their wing).
The biggest problem with this movie is that it doesn't seem to know what it wants to be. I was expecting a cheesy B-Horror, but it failed all my cheesy B-Horror expectations. First, it wasn't scary, and didn't even try to be scary. The "murder" scenes consisted of the geek-girl's eyes flashing red as bad things happened to whomever she happened to be looking at. And the bad things? Please. The first death resulted from one of the frat boys failing to lift a barbell and the barbell landing on his neck. Was he decapitated? No. He just choked a little. Which brings me to my next point: no gore. No cheesy special effects. One of the frat boys died due to peanut allergies. No joke.
This movie also had no nudity which, though not essential for a B-Horror, is still appreciated. The closest you'll find are some homo-erotic scenes with the frat boys.
In addition, the logic behind this movie is so flawed I just couldn't get passed it. So you have 5 frat boys who accidentally murder a geek in 1975. Okay, I get it. What I don't get is how these frat boys, coincidentally, all have children 10 years later, and that, also coincidentally, all the children are boys. I mean, do frat boys end up spending the rest of their lives consulting each other as to what they should do? Do they carry a calendar with them that marks off important dates, like, "1981: Get married." "1984, June onwards: Impregnate wife." "1985: Have a baby boy. If girl, then adopt a baby boy." Needless to say, I just don't buy it.
This movie wasn't bad. It just didn't do anything particularly well.
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