DARE Movie Review
Dare will be released to theaters on November 13, 2009 (limited). The movie stars Emmy Rossum, Zach Gilford, Ashley Springer, Ana Gasteyer, Alan Cumming, Sandra Bernhard, Rooney Mara and directed by Adam Salky. If you are planning to go see the movie, here are a few reviews from around the web to help you make up your mind.
Dare, for a movie about teenagers in their last semester of high school, is a deeper movie than you’d expect. The film, directed by Adam Salky, is broken up into three parts with each part focusing on one of three teens.
Essentially the anti-“High School Musical,” “Dare” rejects the notion of senior year as a time when greeting-card emotions come true, portraying it instead as a randy petri dish for sexual experimentation. Focusing on three drama students who do a bit too much extracurricular bonding, this “Cruel Intentions”-style cesspool of teenage hanky-panky may be more scandalous than its chaste Disney counterpart…Read More.
The Los Angeles Independent
Dustin Hoffman’s mother/daughter fixation in “The Graduate,” Christian Slater’s avenging slayer in “Heathers,” and Alicia Silverstone’s quintessential Beverly Hills princess in “Clueless” — there have been some indelible cinematic examples of adolescent confusion.Read More
Dare Synopsis:Three very different teenagers discover that, even in the safe world of a suburban prep school, no one is who she or he appears to be.
Dare is in theaters now. Watch the trailer below.