Is there a point to all this? Aside from tawdry, voyeuristic thrills, probably not. And the film knows it, and that’s fine.
‘‘The Paperboy,’’ a Millennium Entertainment release, is rated R for strong sexual content, violence and language. Running time: 106 minutes. Two and a half stars out of four.
Motion Picture Association of America rating definition for R: Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.