Journalism relies on morals, ethics and honesty...so says a teacher who refuses to endorse a Gay/Straight Alliance on the grounds that it is more of a social event than a legitimate school-club!
This a might little film that seems to have slipped [shamefully]under the gay media's radar! Undeservedly [and, negligently] so!
A light-hearted approach to some seriously BIG issues...censorship, puritanism...and, the transference of errant [adult]opinion onto and into younger [dangerously impressionable] minds!
A trio of misfits...the gay, the geek and the precocious...demand their young voices and opinions to be heard...their approach may be a little unconventional...but, it will certainly put a smile upon your old wizened faces!
It's been 13 years since Dan Harris sat in the director's chair...and, alas, the rustiness is all too evident. There is a little staggering and a few mis-steps along the way...
Hallelujah for Sarah Steele, a powder-keg of talent and charisma...she captures that fine line between being likable and unlikable perfectly - her two sidekicks sidekick admirably. But, it really is her film...and in being so, her character needed much more depth.
Aaaah but there are the obvious constraints...time and money! With a little bit more time, Harris could have mulled over whether this film should have been a fully-committed musical [that it screamingly wanted to be] or, the film it became...with a few partly-performed songs thrown in to keep things going at a jaunty pace! Ooops!
Απογοητευμένοι από την υποκρισία που βλέπουν στους γονείς, τους δασκάλους τους και σε ολόκληρο το σχολικό συμβούλιο, ένα απίθανο τρίο νεαρών μαθητών προβάλει την κοινή αλήθεια και ακούει τις φωνές τους καθώς ιδρύουν ένα καινοτόμο σχολικό σωματείο και αναλαμβάνουν τον κόσμο.