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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Billy Bob Thornton
Susan Sarandon
Seann William Scott
Directors
Craig Gillespie
Screenwriters
Michael Carnes
Josh Gilbert
Running Time
88 mins minutes

Mr Woodcock
Billy Bob bullies Seann William in a battle of the doubly forenamed


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Plot
After taking P.E. with the merciless Mr Woodcock (Thornton), John Farley (Scott) has grown up to become the author of a bestselling self-help book. His hometown are giving him a civic honour, but when he arrives he finds his beloved Mum (Sarandon) dating guess who...


Verdict
It’s not the worst film you’ll see all year, but it’s not going to wind up on anyone’s honour roll, either. To the agents of all involved: must try harder.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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