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The Education of Charlie Banks Review

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2.0

Dave White Profile

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  • 3.0
    50

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    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Durst and Elkoff deliver a nuanced scenario of class assimilation and resentment, then flub the ending.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Too often Durst's direction is overly earnest, heavy in long takes, atmosphere wise but scene foolish.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Probes class consciousness with rather more sensitivity than originality.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Ritter, who's like the young Ethan Hawke on a bender of violence, is an actor to watch.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Although the impressively acted ensemble piece occasionally gets tripped up by Peter Elkoff's overtly literate script, it travels in some unexpected, thoughtful directions.

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