Bad Education (2020)
Due: September 8
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, Geraldine Viswanathan, Alex Wolff, Rafael Casal, Annaleigh Ashford, Ray Romano.
The fascinating true story of one of the largest public-school embezzlement scandals in America. Inspired by the true story that rocked the town of Roslyn, NY in 2004 and garnered attention nationwide, the film centers on the stunning impact and aftermath of a multi-million dollar embezzlement scheme, and follows Frank Tassone (Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Janney), who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation’s top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values. Between them, they racked up over $11.2 million dollars in extravagant personal expenses.
Formats: DVD, Blu-ray, Digital.
Extras: “Based on a True Story” detailed breakdown of the true story that inspired the film, a New York Magazine article by Robert Kolker; “The Perception of Perfection”; “Hugh Jackman & Allison Janney: Virtual Conversation.”