Star Rating: It can be argued that Here Comes the Boom has its heart in the right place. That doesn’t change the fact that it plays like a cross between a second-tier sitcom episode and a rather humdrum inspirational sports drama. It stars Kevin James, looking his thinnest, as Scott Voss, a forty-two-year-old biology teacher at a failing high school in Boston. His passion for teaching has all but dwindled away; he regularly arrives late for his own classes, … more
By Joan Alperin-Schwartz Ten years ago, Scott Voss (Kevin James) was an excellent high school biology teacher. He was even voted 'Teacher Of The Year. .But ten years is a long time. FLASH forward to the present...Scott couldn't care less about teaching. He works only to bring home a paycheck and is completely disillusioned with a school system that treats students like 'cattle'...who's only interested in moving them in and out, … more
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