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Bad Education

Director: Cory Finley

Writer: Mike Makowsky

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, Geraldine Viswanathan, Ray Ramano, Annaleigh Ashford, Jimmy Tatro

Producers: Fred Berger, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Julia Lebedev, Mike Makowsky, Oren Moverman, Eddie Vaisman

Music: Michael Abels

Cinematography: Lyle Vincent

Editor: Louise Ford

Cert: 15 (TBC)

Running time: 103mins

Year: 2019



What’s the story: A talented student reporter (Viswanathan) discovers serious financial misdeeds in a New York school district run by superintendent Frank Tassone (Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Janney).

What’s the verdict: It may share its name with a Jack Whitehall classroom sitcom and its 2015 big screen spin-off, but Bad Education (sans the “The Movie” subtitle) is...

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Entourage

Entourage-movie---posterDirector: Doug Ellin

Writer: Doug Ellin

Cast: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Billy Bob Thornton, Haley Joel Osment, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Ronda Rousey, Emily Ratajkowski

Cert: 15

Running time: 104 mins

Year: 2015

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The lowdown: The ride ain’t over, says the poster and it’s not wrong. Everyone returns for another go-round in this big screen spin-off of the male Sex and the City, from main cast to series favourite celeb cameos. Joining them is a whiff of over-familiarity and a grasping for past glories. Hitting the reset button and largely ignoring the final season’s ending, it’s business as usual for the gang. Meaning Entourage may have gone big screen n’ widescreen but feels like five episodes strung together. Aquaman level box office is unlikely...

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