October 9, 2020
The result is a rather wishy-washy prep school version of The Graduate, but the comparison is merely a pale echo, trapped inside a banal resolution with troubling misogynist tendencies.
March 21, 2020
...the movie benefits from the affable work of its various performers.
June 13, 2009
Director Laurent Cantet has pulled together a story that feels startlingly authentic, using Mike Leigh-like methods of extensive improvisation with a cast of real inner-city kids and a real teacher. To paraphrase the Buck Owens/Beatles hit, all they had
October 23, 2004
Class is a prep-school retread of The Graduate that knows some of its scenes are funny and some are serious, but never figures out quite how they should go together.
August 21, 2004
An unaffecting and derivative movie.