The English Teacher-In Theaters May 17th
There is a new film titled THE ENGLISH TEACHER. It stars Julianne Moore.
That is all you have to know. However, without giving too much plot away,
this wonderful actress is surrounded by other talented people… a young actor
named Michael Angarano, a “natural” actor in the same mode as our beloved
James Stewart. He is a former student who comes back to visit the spinster-
teacher Miss Moore. He has written a play for ‘Broadway’ but returns to lick
his wounds and find a job.
She reads his play and decides to put it on at the high school. Guess who
the perfect Drama Coach is? Nathan Lane. As director, he has a rollicking
good time—careful not to offend the principal and vice-principal but not too
weak to change offensive material.
There is much joy and a bit of sadness in this film… also a slew of jealousy.
Luckily, Greg Kinnear is along for the ride as a possible beau to our spinster.
And he has come to be a fine “real Joe” of features in a lovely, understated
THE ENGLISH TEACHER is a finely-honed comedy with superb, witty
dialogue and, of course, our favorite, lliving redhead Julianne Moore (sorry, Conan).
Review by: Ken DelConte
Directed by: Craig Zisk
Cast: Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano, Nathan Lane, Lily Collins
Synopsis:Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) is a forty-year-old unmarried high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, Pennsylvania. She shares a small apartment with two Siamese cats and her rich collection of great literature. She maintains no close personal relationships aside from those she has with her favorite authors and stories. Her life is far less complicated than the dramas she devours on the page, and she likes it that way.