• Released
  • August 25, 2011
  • NR , 1 hr 34 min
  • Comedy
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Beware the Gonzo Synopsis
Eddie starts an underground movement to give a voice to the misfits and nerds.
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Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
When Gonzo divulges his classmates' darkest secrets, we're meant to disapprove of his transformation from swaggering New Journalist to...
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50

Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
Too cute by half, Beware the Gonzo will appeal to the 20 people left on earth who insist on broadsheets over iPad apps and/or those...
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50

Slant Magazine

As Beware the Gonzo happily dreams up its nerdy hero's victories over bullies, school censorship, and feeling like a nobody, it seems to do...
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50

Los Angeles Times

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The directing debut for screenwriter Bryan Goluboff, Beware the Gonzo isn't bad, it's just that for a film aiming to celebrate media...
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Its serious intentions notwithstanding, Beware the Gonzo is essentially a comedy with a mean streak; its portrait of the big man on campus...
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12

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A thoroughly amateurish effort at capturing clued-in and smartass teens.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ High school reporter exposes bully in teen comedy with edge.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF