A sweet-natured and refreshingly uncartoonlike look at the trials of an unworldly Midwestern college boy negotiating his freshman year at NYU, this low-key comedy once again proves that Amy Heckerling (CLUELESS, FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH) can be trusted
not to embrace the tedious clichés of teen films. Farm boy Paul Tannek (Jason Biggs), the first member of his family to get into college, has earned a full scholarship to the school of his dreams. But he's nervous about fitting in with sophisticated New York City types; they may get
, but Paul just doesn't get that ironic humor thing. Enter Paul's dorm mates, Chris (Thomas Sadoski), Adam (Za...