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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Jack Black
Mike White
Joan Cusack
Sarah Silverman
Adam Pascal
Lucas Papaelias
Directors
Richard Linklater
Screenwriters
Mike White
Running Time
109 minutes

The School Of Rock
A hilarious Jack Black is the failing rock musician who takes on a teaching job


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Plot
Dewey has been kicked out of the latest in a long line of rock groups, and he's about to be kicked out of his apartment, too. In an attempt to earn money, he takes a teaching job intended for his flatmate. But what starts out as an excuse for paid slacking turns into a life arrirming


Verdict
The School Of Rock is more satisfying than a crunching power chord. A raucous crowd pleaser with a pumping soundtrack, some awe inspiringly talented kids, and perfect comic performances. Charming.


Reviewed by Chris Hewitt

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