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Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

September 24, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Davis Guggenheim

Starring :

The Black Family, Geoffrey Canada, The Esparza Family, The Hill Family, Michelle Rhee, George Reeves, Bill Strickland, Randi Weingarten

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..thoroughly laudable in intention if maddening in its logic and omissions..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
“..the strongest polemic ever framed in a documentary film format..”
by Shirley Sealy [Film Journal International]
Review rate : A-

“..powerful, passionate, and potentially revolution-inducing documentary..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B+

“..muckraking new expose..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
3.5 of 4

“..keeps up a peppy pace, and even gets laughs..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
3 of 4

“..heartrending, if not surprising..”
by Matthew Connolly [Slant Magazine]
“..a powerful and alarming documentary about America's failing public school system..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
4 of 4

“..a brilliant move..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
Reviewed by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon]

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