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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Independent Films of 2019: #17. Cory Finley’s Bad Education

Top 100 Most Anticipated American Independent Films of 2019: #17. Cory Finley’s Bad Education

Bad Education

Moving from a brilliant dark comedy (Thoroughbreds) off campus mind-games to shark infested waters of the high school experience, for Cory Finley‘s sophomore feature he lines up a noteworthy cast comprised toplined by Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney and works from the text of I Think We’re Alone Now‘s Mike Makowsky. Filming on Bad Education took place in NYC this past October.

Gist: The unfolding of the single largest public school embezzlement scandal in history.

Release Date/Prediction: Toronto Intl. Film Festival could be the launchpad for the pic.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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