The Kindergarten Teacher

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The Worst Movies of 2015

Addison Wylie 2015 cranked out a lot of great movies.  I was actually able to form a “best of” list before even thinking of those cinematic duds.  However, that doesn’t excuse the following films.  These frustrating films put my patience to the test, even so far as to push me out of the movie altogether.  Don’t worry though, I returned to finish that defeating film.  And, yes, it was the worst film I saw all year.


The Kindergarten Teacher

By: Shannon Page Despite the understated aesthetic appeal of a few scenes, Israeli writer and director Nadav Lapid’s drama about a kindergarten teacher (Sarit Larry) who discovers a prodigal talent for poetry in one of her young students is remarkably dry of feeling. As the plot moves through an earnest attempt to explore the necessity for preserving art and beauty in a world that is increasingly hostile and dismissive of poetry, the characters motivations and…