Beware the Gonzo
Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is the head geek at his high school -- and determined to do something about it. When Gavin, the popular editor of the school paper, fires him, Eddie obtains revenge by establishing an underground paper of his own.
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- Bryan Goluboff
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this indie teen comedy about a high school student who starts an underground newspaper and must overcome opposition from the school and his classmates deals with teen-relevant topics like bullying and cliques. It brings some mature content to the table in doing so, from frequent swearing (including "f--k" and "s--t") to drinking, sexual situations, and a scene in which characters watch a video of an attempted rape.
- Sexual Content
- Several discussions about sex. A few scenes show teens kissing and suggest that more is about to happen.
- A few physical encounters between high school students, including fistfights, wrestling, and violent bullying. One scene features people watching a video of an attempted sexual assault.
- Frequent swearing, including "f--k," "s--t," "a--hole," "whore," and "bastard." A few people make obscene gestures.
- Social Behavior
- Gonzo and his friends learn that you shouldn't be intimidated by bullies; they all have a weakness, just like the rest of us. That said, Gonzo also bends a few rules (and exposes others' secrets) to pursue his dreams.
- Gonzo often works on an Apple laptop and craves Red Bull energy drinks.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- One scene shows adults drinking beer while relaxing at home, and a few scenes feature teens who appear to be drinking at a party.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it