Jake was in Saw 3D, so the jury is out on whether this score will be increased when I watch that shit at the dollar theater. I even saw them driving some expensive vehicles which completely baffled me since these men only just got out of prison and were dead broke. Violence is infrequent, but somewhat intense when it occurs. Plot Summary: Alexandra stars as the mother of a rebellious teenage girl who falls in love with a young man she meets online, who isnt whom he says he is. Unfortunately, Byers' attempt to do something fresh and genuine is not enough for me to recommend the movie. As for the plot, it is average without many surprises.
Genre: Drama Cast: Alexandra Paul … Tori Winters Tracy Spiriakos … Cami Winters Jon Cor … Jake Byers Tim Finnegan … Edgar Eddie Guillaume … DeWayne Cinthia Burke … Celeste Byers Sean Tucker … Officer Higgins Behind The Scenes Photos:. As always, Lifetime has their thumb on the pulse of teenupsmanship. She tries everything- yelling, whining, yelling and whining, sulking -with no luck. Despite all that, they still hit it off and manage a shmoopy moment, followed up with the promise of further shmoopiness. . Im going to be honest, I just zoned the fuck out whenever they talked to each other unless one of them started crying.
Printoffs of dating profiles from a website that sounds like an email service for seniors? Jake goes back to jail, and Cami and Tori bond over the whole mess. Obviously, when you are dating someone online, you print their profile off and carry it with you like a lock of hair from your civil war beau. Every time they have more then 5 minutes on screen together, Jake manages to either yell at his girlfriend for being a naive child or share some kind of horrific story about his life. Blah fucking blah, you know the drill. Only you can save them from the marauding dudes of the internet.
As for the acting, Tracy Spiridakos' Cami is little more than a one-note performance of a bubbly teenage girl who likes older boys. The best thing in this movie is Jon Cor's performance as Jake Byers. Release Date: Not Yet Rated 1 hr 35 min Plot Summary A teenager Tracy Spiridakos endangers her own welfare when she falls for an ex-convict Jon Cor who returns to his criminal ways. The movie ends with Cami and Kendra having a fun party and Tori slicing cake with one arm in a sling. For my bi-annual contribution to the blog, I chose to confront a primal horror of mothers everywhere: the internet. I liked it even though it had somewhat of a cliché plot. That I am aware of.
Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old college student, everything he's told her online is a lie. Being utterly out of options, he makes the classic decision of the mid-twenties slacker and decides to channel his energies into a highly dramatic relationship with a hot moron that is doomed to fail. Dewayne Jackson as Eddie Guillaume. So there is not much special there, aside from the fact that the cute boy is not a fifty year old pedophile hunting down underage girls which is how I expected this plot to unfold. The evil guy dies, somehow. This always results in Cami stoically accepting his abuse, which is horrible, or escalating intimacy, which is worse. His decision to punch the guy that is using the computer he wants lands him in solitaire, a move the movie seems to argue is unfair for some unfathomable reason.
The Boy She Met Online starts with our teenaged protagonist Cami studying a computer monitor, then making a printout of a profile from a dating site called Insta-Mail. The site is not responsible for the mistakes made. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Since it ended with a birthday party instead, -5. The really uncomfortable thing about it is that these guys cry a lot.
Essentially Jack Byers wants to be a decent person as evidenced by his ambition to have a relationship with Cami , but his constant struggles with insecurity, despair and anger and his propensity for violence complicate his efforts to achieve this goal. Yet at the same time, the humanity of Jack Byers' shines through in confused and unexpected ways. The review was published as it's written by reviewer in August, 2011. Gene Higgins When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Reviews This is a good story with a few surprises, not the typical twist, but genuine realistic moments that bring this script to a different kind of conclusion, making this film memorable. Cast: , , , , Eddie Guillaume, Tim Finnigan, Cinthia Burke, Corry Burke Director: Genres: Production Co: Zed Filmworks. The mom gets shot, natch.
It was also overwrought and cheesy in the best ways. Mothers, lock up your daughters. I actually thought that this movie was pretty good for a made for television movie. They agree to meet up at a local coffeeshop, and off we go on a whirlwind of romance! The reviewer certified that no compensation was received from the reviewed item producer, trademark owner or any other institution, related with the item reviewed. The Jack Byers character is much deeper than one would think from a small budget film like this.
Then after she meets Byers, she gets into a lot of trouble with him very quickly. This effect culminates in an implied sex scene after he tells her that he was actually in jail instead of at a kegger for the last 2 years. Obviously, if you daughter meets someone online, he is a criminal and you will get you shot. Although Cami believes Jakes a 23 year old college student, everything hes told her online is a lie. After Jake and Cami drop him at the emergency room and contemplate revenge, it is decided that the best option is for the dummies to flee to a cabin in the woods and wait for shit to blow over. He soon is released from prison on parole, and since he returns her affections he tries to change his lifestyle, which includes telling her the truth.