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The English Teacher
6.6 out of 10

The English Teacher

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Overall 8
Actors overall 9
Audio 10
Extras 9

The English Teacher (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
19 September 2013
  • Summary: Judge Gordon Sullivan says literature is important—for movie adaptations.
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Overall 5

The English Teacher

30 August 2013
  • Conclusion: You expect an independent film to accept its limited commercial prospects and devote its efforts to being smart, different, and poignant. But sometimes, you get something like The English Teacher , that's just not funny, clever, or consistent enough to deserve being seen by a wide audience.
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Overall 8

The English Teacher

Slant Magazine
5 August 2013
  • Excerpt: "I know a thing or two about good stories," says Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore), the schoolmarm at the center of The English Teacher , a screwball dramedy that proves largely incapable of making the same claim.
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Overall 5

The English Teacher

AV Club
16 May 2013
  • Excerpt: A Jane Austen character in her own mind, Julianne Moore’s eponymous English teacher is going nowhere fast in Kingston, Pennsylvania. She grades potential suitors like she grades papers; in a montage showing her dates with various un-employeds and assholes, the movie scrawls out Moore’s comments on...
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Film Review: ‘The English Teacher’

13 May 2013
  • Summary: An affable if familiar high-school comedy populated by bright pupils, badly behaved teachers and amateur theatricals
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