September 23, 2016 (Limited)
Rated R for disturbing behavior involving hazing, strong sexual content and nudity, pervasive language, violence, alcohol abuse and some drug use
Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, 19-year-old Brad Land (Ben Schnetzer) starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett (Nick Jonas), is already established on campus and with a fraternity that allures Brad with its promise of protection, popularity, and life-long friendships. Brad is desperate to belong but as he sets out to join the fraternity his brother exhibits reservations, a sentiment that threatens to divide them. As...
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"If they fuck the goat, I’m done." That’s what my wife declared at one point while watching the fraternity hazing drama Goat
, but in fairness, she was done long before then. I wasn’t, but boy did I teeter on the edge for a long time before the 95-minute movie finally ends with a shrug and I realized I had largely wasted my time.
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