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WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

When precocious rich-boy Charlie Bartlett (Yelchin) is expelled from his private school for running a fake-ID business, even his alcoholic mother’s (Davis) cheque-book isn’t big enough to keep him there, so he ends up – for the first time in his life – at a public school amazon music songs download.
Now bear in mind that in the US, a public school isn’t the same as a private school – as the name would suggest, his new school is open to everyone: this wealthy boy, who’s wedded to his school blazer, is now in with the worst the neighbourhood has to offer mit curl datei herunterladen.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, he doesn’t fit in too well at first, getting beaten up by pretty much everyone – until his mother sends him to a psychiatrist and he gets prescribed some drugs download free vst plugins.
Now, Charlie’s a bright chap, and he realises he can make money – and friends – by faking medical symptoms to get prescribed a variety of pills that he can sell to his school-mates herunterladen.
Before long, he’s running a fully-fledged pharmacy from the school toilet.
He doesn’t help his graduation hopes by falling for the ditsy daughter of the neurotic recovering alcoholic head teacher (Downey Jr), who’s quick to get on his case skype for apple.

WHAT’S IT LIKE?

This is the latest incarnation of the school-misfit-comes-good film that’s been seen before in the guises of Rushmore and Election among others download icloud mail.
Once again, a little-known lead with tremendous potential carries a strong script with a sharp and confident performance.
The film is comparable to another current release, Smart People, with a cast of “smart people” delivering smart lines around an educational establishment – but whereas Smart People doesn’t live up to its title and at times feels rather bitter, Charlie Bartlett is as open-hearted and friendly as its title might suggest photofiltre for free.
For a film which is essentially about a school drug-dealer, it’s surprisingly family-friendly.
Downey Junior capitalises on his real-life reputation to pull off another convincing turn as a damaged character, with a heart Download here we go app for free.
Ultimately, the film is fairly slight in its ambitions, with little to offer the genre – or indeed cinema in general – but it introduces us to a likeable lead, whose real-world naivety is overshadowed by his self-confident industriousness screenpresso herunterladen.
It’s surprisingly warm and witty, with the main cast, old and new, at the top of their game.

opens nationwide 16th May 2008

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