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The Pregnancy Pact Movie

1/25/2010 12:02:00 AM
The Pregnancy Pact movie was on tv last night.  I didn't watch it, I was out on the porch with a buddy smoking a cigar and drinking some scotch while his wife watched it inside.  She said it was like watching a train wreck.  You just couldn't look away.  You remember the whole Gloucester pregnant teen issue from about a year and a half ago right (here)?

Inspired by a true story, the film explores the costs of teen pregnancy with a story of a fictional "pregnancy pact" set against the backdrop of actual news reports about teen pregnancy from June 2008. Sidney Bloom (Thora Birch), an on-line magazine journalist, returns to her hometown to investigate the sudden spike in teenage pregnancies at her old high school. Almost immediately, she comes up against Lorraine Dougan (Nancy Travis), the head of the local conservative values group and mother of Sara, a newly pregnant 15-year-old. Meanwhile, the school nurse (Camryn Manheim) tries to convince the school to provide contraception to students to address the pregnancy epidemic but is met with great opposition from the school and community. As the number of pregnant girls climbs to 18, a media firestorm erupts when Time Magazine reports that the rise in the number of pregnancies at the school is the result of a "pregnancy pact." As the mystery unfolds about whether or not "the pact" is real, Sidney soon realizes that all of the attention is disguising the much larger issues that are at the core of the story.

If you want to see it, I believe it's playing again tonight.  I will instead, spend my time watching Chuck, HIMYM and The Big Bang Theory.

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1 Response to "The Pregnancy Pact Movie"

  1. mols Said,

    Such a bad movie! I watched the tail end of it.

    Also, I think only Chuck is a new episode tonight. It must air on Sundays somewhere else, because I already watched it this morning on TVgorge.com. Good ep, and Kristin Kreuk is sooo pretty!

    Posted on 1/25/10, 10:03 AM

     
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