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The History Boys

Rated R for language and sexual content.

R 109min.
 
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An unruly collection of clever but crass Thatcher-era English high-school students seek to earn the scores needed to enroll in Oxford and Cambridge in director Nicholas Hytner and screenwriter Alan Bennett's screen adaptation of Bennett's ... Read More
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September 28, 2008
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There are some stage plays that seem to be made for crossing over into film. Plays that just "fit" in Hollywood; the History Boys is not one of them. Characters were under-developed, acting was overdone, the directing style was flat and still. On a personal level, if I had a teacher who groped my genitals every time I hitched a ride with him, I don't think I would find any humor in it. Such was

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