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  1. Elina E's rating of the film The History Boys

  2. Emma's rating of the film The History Boys

    Dialoghi perfetti, forse l'effetto è migliore a teatro però

  3. Matt Rolls's rating of the film The History Boys

    Doesn't work as a film. We don't care enough about anything that's going on.

  4. Another Take's rating of the film The History Boys

    A sort of romance, one of the best films I've seen about sentimentality and nostalgia, joyously humourous, with heart-breaking acting by Richard Griffiths who lives the part.

  5. Laura's rating of the film The History Boys

    This is my favorite movie - it definitely deserves an image on this site. To recognize and understand every picture on Mr. Hector's bulletin board is my dream! That would be an education worth having!

  6. yulsi's rating of the film The History Boys

    When Posner singing to Dakin, whatever Posner doing with Scripps in front of the class, nailed my heart. Samuel Barnett played charmingly.

  7. Yellow Cotton Hat's rating of the film The History Boys

    Really enjoyed this. Studied the play for English Literature and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. I'd loved to have seen the play!

  8. sami's rating of the film The History Boys

    Good but I wish I'd seen the play instead.

  9. ConallVision's rating of the film The History Boys

    Watchıng this İ could tell ıt would make a great play, as ıt originally was. The dıalogue ıs dramatıc and poetıc, but it doesn,t relate so well to screen. The TV-like productıon and the varied acting abilities of some of the actors leaves a lot to be desıred.

  10. Sarah J.B.'s rating of the film The History Boys

    Thought nicely of it the first time round, but now having read the play and seen the film tens of times, I find every second is so perfectly executed; every moment of histrionics, of nuance, of restraint is achingly calculated. The understated cinematography may seem uninteresting to some, but gives the films haughty intellect room to breathe and grow. So, so good. Pass it on.

  11. Lapis's rating of the film The History Boys

    I love this film!Great dialogue,the cinematography drab(yes) but everything else just comes together so nicely,you don't even notice that until your rewatching it for the umpteenth time.

  12. Arisa's rating of the film The History Boys

    I wish every school had that kind of teaching.

  13. Roscoe's rating of the film The History Boys

    A tiresome film of a tiresome play. Useless.

  14. Addiena of Mubi land's rating of the film The History Boys

    All talk and nothing ever really happened. Boring, and put me to sleep instantly.

  15. @frassivan's rating of the film The History Boys

    A fresh "scapigliato" way of telling a quite cinematic topos. It definitely deserves an image on this site!<br> <img height="200" width="300" src="http://www.beyondrobson.com/040808-history-boys-1.jpg">

  16. Richmond Hill's rating of the film The History Boys

    A drably realised adaptation, which never quite escapes its theatrical origins and is too preoccupied by familiar Bennett themes e.g. milky left-wing sympathies, a wistful nostalgia for a paternalist education system and its freeing possibilities plus arch gay reference points. Surprisingly short on his usually deft observational touches and filmed in so static a manner it fails to lift the sole, never mind free it.