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Except there’s Bugs Meany, who leads a whole squad of bullies called the Tigers. Bugs always causing trouble for Encyclopedia and his rough-and-tumble friend/bodyguard Sally, and frequently tries to swindle people out of their money. Once has to wonder just how dastardly Bugs’ actions are going to be, with Johnson behind the story. Granted, it is going to be a family film and I’m not trying to make Johnson out to be a one-trick pony.
Writer, director and co-star Matthew Johnson is risking quite a lot by making a drama that centers on a plan to shoot a bunch of bullies in school. But instead of forming this as an exploitative horror movie, he has crafted something that more closely resembles a fly-on-the-wall documentary.