Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual ... See full summary »
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Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual favors to every boy to cross her path - including both Teddy and his best friend Fred, a live wire without filters or boundaries. As one high school party bleeds into the next - and April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection - Fred's escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos. Written by
April (Emma Roberts) is a sweet girl with a crush on her soccer coach Mr. B (James Franco). He's a single dad and she babysits his kid sometimes. She also likes Teddy. They flirt at a party but end up with different people. He's drunk and high, gets a blow job from Emily, hit-and-runs another car, gets caught and is sentenced to 12 months probation community service. Teddy's friend Fred is a talkative jerk. Fred hooks up with Emily and enables Teddy's destructive behavior. April starts a relationship with Mr. B which isolates her from her friends Chrissy and Shauna.
It's a rambling teenage high school romance. Emma Roberts is so tiny that she can still pass for a teenager. She's quite good in this role. Franco is flirting with super creepy. Jack Kilmer is a slacker teen. He should have the acting gene considering who his parents are. There is an immaturity in his acting especially compared to Emma Roberts. April and Teddy are kept apart for almost the entire movie. They need screen time together to develop more chemistry. The style gives a dreamy suggestive feel. However it's disjointed with April and Teddy basically in their own separate movie.
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