Tag Archive: Teachers

here comes the boomStarring: Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler & Greg Germann
Written by Allan Loeb & Kevin James
Directed by Frank Coraci

A high school teacher turns to mixed martial arts to help fund his school’s music program.

Boom lands with a thud,
much like the crap P.O.D.
song it’s named after.

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
Here Comes the Boom is available on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow.


Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Cedric the Entertainer & Taraji P. Henson
Written by Tom Hanks and Nia Vardalos
Directed by Tom Hanks

After losing his blue-collar job, a man enrolls at his local college where a new group of friends and an attractive teacher help him reinvent himself.

A movie that asks
How uncool can a two-time
Oscar-winner get?

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
Larry Crowne is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/15/11.

Starring: Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch, John Michael Higgins & Jason Segel
Written by Gene Stupnitsky & Lee Eisenberg
Directed by Jake Kasdan

An obnoxious, foul-mouthed, gold-digging teacher gets dumped by her fiance and sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute while shrugging off the advances of the school gym teacher.

There’s no redemption
for this unlikeable hag
(or Diaz herself).

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
Bad Teacher is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 10/18/11.