The 8th-grade year is a tough one for suburban girls. This movie takes an honest but very tender and sensitive look at it.
Students who have opinions about movies: Apply to hone your writing skills, make a little money, and get some enjoyable entertainment.
A movie written before Donald Trump was elected president reminds me a lot of him and takes a look at a free press Scotus ruling.
The US and the educational community are in a bitter struggle to decimate the public schools by turning them into profit-generating machines.
A new Japanese animé film reminds me of the whole voucher-privatization debate for public schools: an identity crisis.
A very rare musical, for the high school stage, opens in Crystal Lake, IL, this weekend. Like the musical La La Land, it’s a must-see.
A movie about the role black women played in NASA’s rocket programs in the 60s brings home some important lessons for students everywhere.
The amount of gun violence in PG-13 movies has gone up over the last 30 years, compared to that in R-rated movies, which has remained relatively constant.
The nuances of the relationships in this high school coming of age movie take the genre to a new level: it’s sensitive, loving, and true.
The movie about a girl who rises to the top of the chess scene in Uganda and discovers the power of her mind is a rewarding thing to watch.