Uproarious comedy showcases Jack Black as Dewey Finn, an egomaniacal heavy metal guitarist who gets booted out of his band, then has to seek employment in order to make ends meet. Dewey poses as a substitute teacher at a snooty prep school where, after teaching the kids a few things about real rock music, he helps them form a high caliber band. With Joan Cusack, Mike White, and Sarah Silverman; directed by Richard Linklater (“Dazed and Confused”). 109 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
His methods are unusual. His approach is unique. But his curriculum rocks.