SCHOOL OF ROCK

Geelong Advertiser - TV Guide - - MOVIES -

ELEVEN, Sun­day, 8.30pm, PG ( 2003)

Darkly) en­sures this is a win­ner. As a rock­ob­sessed slacker, Black ( pic­tured) drums up plenty of laughs as he as­sumes the iden­tity of his teacher room­mate and de­cides to shape a class of pri­vate school kids into rock gods. Funny, with­out be­ing gross, sweet with­out re­sort­ing to sen­ti­men­tal­ity, this will strike a chord with the whole fam­ily, and the AC/ DC- led clos­ing cred­its se­quence is fan­tas­tic. Jack Black’s in­spired and en­er­getic per­for­mance, a ra­zor­sharp script from Mike White and the as­tute di­rec­tion of Richard Lin­klater ( Be­fore Sun­rise, A Scan­ner

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