It's mind-boggling to think that this contrived piece of teen comedy/drama, which owes much to any number of predecessors (notably 1990's PUMP UP THE VOLUME), was inspired by real events. And while the students whose exploits form the story's basis are featured over the end credits, their stories and looks bear little, if any, resemblance to the antics and images of the preceding 90 minutes. Holden (Gregory Smith) yes, the student who stands up to high-school hypocrisy is named after Catcher in the Rye
's iconic misfit dwells on the fringe of popularity, an attractive teenager with a bit of an edge. He, the object of his affection, Charlotte (Step...