Based on 20 Critics
  • Higher Learning is seriously intended and seriously flawed. Singleton tends to shout his objectives. But in an era of cop-out escapism, it is gratifying to find a filmmaker who is spoiling to be heard. show more

  • Higher Learning put me in mind of a long lecture by a well-meaning but dull professor. What he has to say may be worthwhile, but it's delivered with plodding predictability. [12 Jan 1995, p.A12]

  • Singleton's film is interesting for a lot of reasons, but especially because he stands outside this campus system and looks at it with a detached eye. show more

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