I'm not saying this is a perfect movie.
But it's actually a surprisingly GOOD movie.
It starts off on On October 29, 1993 where the parents of Charlie Grimille record him as he is part of the SCHOOL PLAY.
During the play, Charlie is put on a fake noose, as part of the play. But suddenly the trap door opens, like you see in real noose sets, but it is soon revealed that this was NOT be part of the act. And Charlie is accidentally hung for real.
20 years later however, students at the same school resurrect the failed play as a misguided attempt to honor the accident.
A student named Reese Houser is excited, as this gives him a chance to grow closer to his crush Pfeifer Ross. But his friend Ryan Shoos is dismissive of the play, and comes up with the idea to vandalize the set. Reese is reluctant to take part, but agrees when Ryan promises that he'll be able to console Pfeifer afterwards, giving them a chance to kiss. Later that night Reese, Ryan, and Ryan's girlfriend Cassidy Spilker sneak into the school, only to run in to Pfeifer, who saw Reese's car. Knowing they cannot vandalize the sets with Pfeifer there, the...