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The Education of Charlie Banks

4 Ratings: 0.5
Drama movie directed by Fred Durst

   The nervous charisma of indie leading man Jesse Eisenberg (The Squid and the Whale,Adventureland) carriesThe Education of Charlie Banks, a story of doomed ambition, hopeless yearning, and lingering guilt. When teenaged Charlie Banks (Eisenberg) … see full wiki

Director: Fred Durst
Genre: Drama
3 reviews about The Education of Charlie Banks
review by . October 22, 2009
"What's the point of this movie?" Honestly, this was the one thought that kept going through my mind. I found it pointless, slow and a bit unfocused.     This is a "coming of age" movie that focuses on the relationship between Charlie Banks, a nerdy and sensitive kid, and Mick, a bully and friends with Danny, Charlie's roommate and childhood friend. Mick shows up one day at the university Charlie and Danny attend ad stays for about a month. Charlie and Mick's relationship is …
review by . July 09, 2009
I must confess that when I saw that "The Education of Charlie Banks" was directed by Fred Durst, my skin began to crawl and I felt the urge to dry heave. If you couldn't already figure it out, I am not a big fan of Mr. Durst or the band he fronts, "Limp Bizkit". Nevertheless, I have watched many different types of films in my days so I figure I'd give this movie a go.    The plot of this movie is very extensional in nature. Charlie Banks is played by Jesse Eisenberg (who looks …
review by . June 24, 2009
"The Education of Charlie Banks"    Quite a Surprise    Amos Lassen    Set in the 1980's, "The Education of Charlie Banks" is a coming of age story that begins in lower Manhattan and goes to the ivy covered halls of Vassar College (renamed for the film). This is a story about change, facing one's fears and inevitability. This is the debut film of Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit and he has every reason to be proud of what he has done here.    Jesse …
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