Harassed young people are a period respected staple with sickening apprehension motion pictures, with Carrie maybe being the highest quality level of the class. The most recent case is Adam Egypt Mortimer’s film around a harried youth who gets uninvited help against his tormentors from the phantom of an adolescent young lady who was headed to suicide under comparable circumstances. To summarize a well known line from an old political verbal confrontation – I’ve seen Carrie, I adore Carrie, and Some Kind of Hate is no Carrie.
The film’s hero is the substantial metal-adoring yet at the same time delicate and profound Lincoln (Ronen Rubenstein, agonizing convincingly), who appears to welcome misuse from his kindred classmates by his vicinity alone. When he turns the tables on an aggressor by cutting him in the eye with a fork, Lincoln is sent to the unfavorably named “Personality Academy,” a school for wayward teenagers situated in the desert, keep running by the clique leaderish Jack (Michael Polish, executive of such movies as Twin Falls Idaho and the late a hour and a half in Heaven).