Tag Archives: students

Try Harder! (2021) Rated NR

Seniors at one of the best high schools in the country vie for acceptance to elite colleges in the country. Starring Alvan Cai, Shealand Fairchild, and Rachael Schmidt.  I know this documentary wanted to showcase the pressure kids in high … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Miss Bliss (Disney) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed teacher, Miss Bliss, teaches at a middle school in Indiana where she helps her students tackle life lessons. Starring Hayley Mills, Dennis Haskins, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.  This is the show that launched Saved by the Bell. While SBTB … Continue reading

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Life at Vet U (AnimalPlanet) Rated NR

Animal Planet takes us into the world of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where six students are on the verge of graduation when the world is their oyster. Starring Lindsay Gallagher, Clint Kuban, and Morgan Taylor. I was … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Angels (1966) Rated PG

Two young students at a private school keep the nuns on their toes with their antics. Based on the book Life with Mother Superior by Jane Trahey. Starring Rosalind Russell, Binnie Barnes, Camilla Sparv, and Hayley Mills. This film is from its … Continue reading

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The Gambler (2014) Rated R

A gambler and professor, Jim Bennett, has debts that cause him to borrow from his mother and a loan shark. To make matters worse, he has a relationship with one of his students. Based on a short novel by Fyodor … Continue reading

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9/11: The Legacy (2021) Rated NR

 The stories and healing in the eyes of the children who were impacted on 9/11. Starring Ada Rosario Dolch and Heather Ordover. This film interviews children that have been affected by 9/11. They interviewed children who lost a parent and … Continue reading

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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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