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Art School Confidential

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Art School Confidential

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
102 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/05/06
performer:
Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, Jim Broadbent, Anjelica Huston, John Malkovich
director:
Terry Zwigoff
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a B-

Ghost World director Terry Zwigoff and screenwriter Daniel Clowes reteam with disappointing results. Art School Confidential is fine at mocking beyond-pretentious art-school staff and students (Malkovich is hilarious as a bitter instructor) but wobbles when the focus shifts to a campus strangler. Newcomer Minghella (son of director Anthony) is good, despite the silly plot twists. EXTRAS
Deleted scenes, and a film-premiere featurette whose highlight is the cast reflecting on how the audience ”seemed” to like it.