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Mean Creek

, written and directed by Jacob Aaron Estes, is a very commendable, well-crafted film about teenage cruelty and remorse. Rory Culkin plays Sam, a gentle 13-year-old whose life is made hell by an overweight bully (Josh Peck). With the help of his brother (Trevor Morgan) and several friends, Sam devises a revenge plot involving a river outing that, rather too predictably, goes horribly awry. The movie is gripping throughout, and the act

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