|New Guy, The (2002) [English (MPEG Layer III, 142 kBit/s, 48 kHz, Stereo)]
Length: 1h 33m 0s
Director: Ed Decter
Tagline: A zero will rise
Plot outline: Dizzy Harrison is an unpopular, high school geek going through a hellish senior year. In an attempt to make a new identity for himself, Dizzy gets himself expelled from his high school, learns the technics of being cool from a prison inmate, and enrolls at a new high school under the alias Gil Harris, to make new friends where he soon gains respect from the jocks and geeks alike. Dizzy then gets noticed by the head cheerleader, Danielle, and helps the school football team gain self-respect to win games. But things unknowingly begin to turn sour when Danielle's disgruntled boyfriend begins investigating into "Gil Harris'" past to uncover any dirt on him. Summary written by Matthew Patay
Comment: It,s really hard to read this movie. I found some of the parts funny, and many of the cameos were hilarious, but what is the overall impression. I feel anger because Geoffrey Lewis whored himself to be in this film, or the fact they needlessly parodied two of my favorite movies of all time in Patton and Braveheart, or maybe the fact that `odd' people are over caricaturized to benefit the need of ridicule. But then again, some of the jokes were good, and the loser does provide the world with a side that would normally be overlooked due to outside impressions. Truly, a vexing film.
IMDB Rating: 5.1
Subtitels: No ()