in the halls.
We don't have to stop now...
(cutting him off)
That's okay. I've got a test coming up
anyway. Gotta study.
I have to tell you, I'm a little concerned
about you, Alex. It's been three months
now since your mother, uh...
(offering, fixing him with
Yes. Now your father...
You know that. He might as well be dead
Look Mr. Weaver, I don't even know why I
came here. I fine. Really.
It's like I said. It's just part of the
past now. It doesn't matter anymore.
INT. HIGH-SCHOOL HALLWAY - DAY
half-tears on her coat sleeve.
INT. HIGH-SCHOOL CAFETERIA - DAY
Fun-time. Total chaos. If you've been to high-school you know the riff.
a lid on things.
exactly part of the "in-crowd". They're a little off. Quirky. All of
Synopsis: Alex Manning (Megan Ward) is a troubled suburban teenager. Her mother committed suicide and the school counselor feels that she has not dealt with her feelings properly. Manning and her friends decide to visit the local video arcade known as "Dante's Inferno" where a new virtual reality arcade game called "Arcade" is being test marketed by a computer company CEO who is more than willing to hand out free samples of the home console version and hype up the game as if his job is depending on it, and it is. However, it soon becomes clear that the teenagers who play the game and lose are being imprisoned inside the virtual reality world by the central villain: "Arcade". It would seem that "Arcade" was once a little boy who was beaten to death by his mother, and the computer company felt it would be a good idea to use some of the boy's brain cells in order to make the game's villain more realistic. Instead, it made the game deadly. The