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School of Rock (Nickelodeon) Rated TV-Y7

The adventures of Dewey Finn, a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, where he instructs the students in the art of rock ‘n’ roll. Starring Breanna Yde, Ricardo Hurtado, and Jade Pettyjohn. This is a TV show based on … Continue reading

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The Magicians (SYFY) Rated TV-14

A group of students are recruited to a secret academy where they learn that the magic they believe is fiction is, in fact, real. Based on the book series by Lev Grossman. Starring Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, and Arjun Gupta. … Continue reading

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Damsels in Distress (2011) Rated PG-13

A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated college and to save the other female students from their boorish lives. Starring Greta Gerwig, Carrie MacLemore, and Megalyn Echikunwoke. This film is a deadpan romantic comedy. It has its … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Rated R

A drummer is accepted into a prestigious music conservatory where his teacher will stop at nothing to push his students to greatness. Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, and Paul Reiser. This movie is intense. Simmons pushes the boy and the … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back!!) (1980) Rated G

Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Starring Daniel Anderson, Scott Beach, and Casey Carlson. This is a fun Peanuts film. We get to watch the gang go to France as foreign exchange students. The animation is … Continue reading

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A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017) Rated R

It’s career day at an elementary school, and a group of students finds themselves caught in a plot of sex, lies and a dead body. Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Garner, and Storm Reid. This is one of the worst films I … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Rise (NBC) Rated TV-14

Rise follows a high school drama club that is run by a passionate teacher. Starring Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton, and Auli’i Cravalho. I was so looking forward to this show, alas, I am very disappointed. I thought this would be amazing … Continue reading

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The Faculty (1998) Rated R

High school students believe that their teachers are aliens from another world. Starring Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Bebe Neuwirth. This thriller is both entertaining and suspenseful. It is a familiar concept, but … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead 2 (2016) Rated PG

After a teacher answers a question about Jesus in class, her response gets her in trouble. Starring Maria Canals-Barrera, Pat Boone, Robin Givens, Melissa Joan Hart, Jesse Metcalfe, Sadie Robertson, David A.R. White. This film  is an accurate reflection of … Continue reading

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