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Bad Education (2019)Bad Education (2019)

Bad Education (2019)

A crazy true story taken to its full potential by great performances

Crime, Drama, History, TV Movie

7.6

movie

United States of America
English
A-list actors, True-story-based, Well-acted
2019
Cory Finley
Alex Wolff, Allison Janney, Annaleigh Ashford
108 min

Synopsis

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A superintendent of a school district works for the betterment of the student’s education when an embezzlement scheme is discovered, threatening to destroy everything.

Our Take

7.6
The Staff

Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, and Ray Romano star in this true story of a big academic corruption case. Hugh Jackman is (of course) excellent as a successful and dedicated superintendent with a complicated personal life. However, when a curious student with the school journal starts digging around in a project he promotes, she uncovers what will become the largest public school embezzlement in the history of the U.S. 

The performances stretch the story to its full potential, as this movie would be nothing without its incredible cast. It should be watched for the acting. Eventually, it suffers from a problem common to all movies based on newspaper articles: the story can be told in a single article.

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Good film, I love Allison Janney!

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