Eric, as well as the rest of the football team, get away with raping a girl note Although Lisa gave consent to losing her virginity, she was sixteen, a minor; so Eric committed statutory rape, because of of their "bright futures" with football, with his father defending his actions. Take out the suicide and change the sport to swimming, and you have the story of Brock Turner.
Special Effects Failure: Bad CGI, bad CGI everywhere! While it may be justified due to it being made in the late '90s, it still doesn't account for the fact that all the CGI appears to come from Photoshop.
Values Resonance: It's a horror film about rape culture and toxic masculinity, made in 1998. Such things were joked about at the time and frequently dismissed with "boys will be boys"; by the '10s, they had become hot-button issues and major subjects of national debate.