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Art School Confidential (2006)

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Starring (View all)
Max Minghella Max Minghella
Jerome
Sophia Myles Sophia Myles
Audrey
John Malkovich John Malkovich
Professor Sandiford
Matt Keeslar Matt Keeslar
Jonah
Ethan Suplee Ethan Suplee
Vince
Nick Swardson Nick Swardson
Matthew


Written by
Daniel Clowes Daniel Clowes
(screenplay)


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An average movie

2 weeks ago at Dec 2 12:25
Since I really loved 'Ghost World', I was really eager to see this other collaboration involving Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes and I had some rather high expectations. Well, unfortunately, this movie turned out to be rather disappointing after all. I mean, you could see the damned thing definitely had some potential providing us with a compelling and gritty depiction of art school but, to be hon... read more
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Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
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johanlefourbe posted a review 2 weeks ago

An average movie

“Since I really loved 'Ghost World', I was really eager to see this other collaboration involving Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes and I had some rather high expectations. Well, unfortunately, this movie turned out to be rather disappointing after all. I mean, you could see the damned thing definitely had some potential providing us with a compelling and gritty depiction of art school but, to be honest, it never really worked. Basically, I guess that the makers tried to play around with the idea that art school is in fact pretty much like any other school, with exactly the same clich├ęs, except that what you learn in art school might be even more meaningless. Indeed, can you actually learn to become an artist while following some classes? How are you supposed to grade a work of Art? So, on p” read more

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"Art School Confidential first appeared in the #7 issue of the Dan Clowes comicbook series Eightball, as a four page short story that was, of course, expanded to fit the length of the movie. To be honest, I normally wouldn't give a thumbs-up to a film who's clunkiness in it's plot seems to distract from it's distinctive premise, but I think that this industry needs more Clowes-based comic-book based movies. IMO, these kinds of films really do provide a nice refreshing break from the standard "sa"


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