Imagine a hysterically overwrought episode of Felicity
crossed with hit-and-run Gen-X angst thriller BODY SHOTS and you more or less have the measure of this pandering picture about what happens when poisonous rumors take on a life of their own.
It begins in a college journalism class, where super-hip professor Goodwin (professional ranteuse Eric Bogosian) is lecturing on the blurring of news and entertainment. Assigned to write a paper on the topic, three super-cool students Jones (Lena Headly), Derrick (James Marsden) and Travis
(Norman Reedus) decide to go the prof one better. They devise a project: They're going to start a virulent rumor an...