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The History Boys

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

November 21, 2006 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Nicholas Hytner

Starring :

Richard Griffiths, Clive Merrison, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Sacha Dhawan, Samuel Anderson, Dominic Cooper, Andrew Knott

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3.5 of 5

“..works nearly as well on screen as it would on stage..”
by Anne Gilbert [Filmcritic]
4 of 5

“..The problem The History Boys has is that it's almost too well written..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : B-

“..somewhat limp and ordinary..”
by Stephen Snart [The Cinema Source]
“..never quite gels as a drama..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
“..intellectually invigorating..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 4

“..an excellent adaptation..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
4 of 5

“..a bracingly involving school drama that's lively, smart and extremely pointed..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jason Clark [Slant Magazine]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]

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