Saved! ★★½ 2004 (PG-13)
Uneven, subversive satire about teens at a fundamentalist Christian high school hits a lot of standard cliches and makes a plea for tol erance at the same time. Good girl Mary (Malone) finds out boyfriend Dean (Faust) is gay and has a vision of “curing” him through sex. She winds up pregnant, which puts Mary clearly on the side of the sinners as far as the school's selfrigh teous queen bee Hilary Faye (Moore) is concerned. Of course, the sinners seem to be having more fun. Mary's situation en gages the sympathy of sweet believer Pat rick (Fugit), the son of the school's zeal ous principal, Pastor Skip (Donovan). Moore and Malone well play the opposing force of their characters and are ably sup ported by the rest of the cast. 92m/C DVD . Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Heather Matarazzo, Eva Amurri, Martin Donovan, Mary-Louise Parker, Chad Faust, Elizabeth Thai; Cameos: Valerie Bertinelli; D: Brian Dannelly; W: Brian Dannelly, Michael Urban; C: Bobby Bukowski; M: Christophe Beck.