Posts Tagged ‘“High School”’

Review: High School

— by ADAM DALE — Ever since Cheech and Chong first toked it up onscreen, we have seen many movies that focus on the wacky situations that drug abuse — specifically marijuana — can get you into. Filmmaker John Stahlberg is making his directorial debut with the comedy “High S[...]

Under Review: ‘High School’

— by H.G. WATSON — The high school movie. It’s a genre that can be difficult for film critics to grapple with psychologically. For one thing, it’s a genre that’s populated with some loathsome examples of implied misogyny and racism. Think of “She’s All That” which, infamously[...]

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2010: Weekend Preview

— by H.G. WATSON — There is one Toronto film festival that is eagerly anticipated by Torontonians every year, and it isn’t that big flashy one that you’ll be hearing more about in September. Now in its fifth year, the Toronto After Dark Film Festival bills itself as “8 thrillin[...]

A Clip from ‘High School’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In a world of stoner flicks (“Dazed and Confused,” “Pineapple Express,” “Half Baked”), “High School” will have to do a lot to stand on its own — and it may not be able to, if this clip is any indication. In ̶[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘High School’

— by RACHEL COYNE — After watching this very bizarre (and short) early trailer for “High School,” the only thing I know for sure is this: Adrien Brody can be really friggin’ scary when he wants to be. “High School” is apparently a comedy, though the teaser trailer makes it look[...]