Bad Education Reviews

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March 2, 2020
Without a doubt, one of Hugh Jackman's best performances. [Full review in Spanish]
November 25, 2019
The film shows how you never really know anyone fully, just the parts that they allow you to see.
October 31, 2019
Bad Education is an extremely witty and well-constructed, razor-sharp black comedy, and a strong reminder of just how good an actor Jackman can be in the right role.
October 18, 2019
Having finally thrown off the lucrative but limiting Wolverine, Hugh Jackman is displaying the all-round skills of an actor of real stature.
October 16, 2019
Cory Finley's layered second feature is a bitingly funny and sharply pointed movie that delivers on the promise he exhibited in his directorial debut Thoroughbreds - and then some.
October 15, 2019
A brilliantly observed story based on a true story that is refreshingly darkly funny as well as excellently performed.
October 4, 2019
It's a superb piece of storytelling.
September 23, 2019
"Bad Education" is an engaging slow-burn investigative thriller sprinkled with hefty comic touches and represents the type of ace mid-budget adult targeted film audiences crave. Hugh Jackman gives one of his absolute best performances.
September 20, 2019
An enjoyable change of pace for Hugh Jackman. A unique, well-directed dark comedy.
September 18, 2019
Finley makes something that is journalistic but not dry, immensely pleasing but not aggressive.
September 18, 2019
Bad Education is a step-up in every facet for Finely.
September 18, 2019
Cory Finley's Bad Education asks its audience to look past the surface to see that sometimes people and situations aren't always as they seem.
September 17, 2019
Director Cory Finley doesn't point fingers, doesn't pass judgement. Instead he weaves extramarital affairs, weak school boards and betrayals into a web of insanity that is as outrageous as Janney's other mayhem vehicle, I, Tonya.
September 17, 2019
He might not be playing Wolverine anymore but Hugh Jackman is at the top of his game in Bad Education.
September 16, 2019
It boasts what may be a career-defining performance by Hugh Jackman...
September 16, 2019
Hugh Jackman stuns in one of the best performances of his career. [Full Review in Spanish]
Top Critic
September 14, 2019
Cory Finley's Bad Education gets some real dramatic juice out of what became a national story, largely by building itself around a compelling personality.
September 12, 2019
Finley and Makowsky tell a story that twists and turns in some pretty odd ways, but always grounds its characters' decisions in real emotions and desires.
September 12, 2019
Jackman shines and this is precisely the sort of grown-up mid-budget entertainment that moviegoers spend the summer months clamoring for.
September 12, 2019
Bad Education is a roller coaster ride from start to finish as the surface sheen of success is peeled back to reveal the proverbial bodies buried to achieve it.
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