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Art School Confidential Ghost World director Terry Zwigoff and screenwriter Daniel Clowes reteam with disappointing results. Art School Confidential...Art School ConfidentialDrama, ComedyPT102MR Ghost World director Terry Zwigoff and screenwriter Daniel Clowes reteam with disappointing results. Art School Confidential...2006-10-06Jim BroadbentAnjelica HustonJohn MalkovichJim Broadbent, Anjelica Huston, John MalkovichSony Pictures Classics
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Art School Confidential

Genre: Drama, Comedy; Starring: Max Minghella, Sophia Myles, Jim Broadbent, Anjelica Huston, John Malkovich; Director: Terry Zwigoff; Author: Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff; Release Date Limited: 05/05/2006; Runtime (in minutes): 102; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Ghost World director Terry Zwigoff and screenwriter Daniel Clowes reteam with disappointing results. Art School Confidential is fine at mocking beyond-pretentious art-school staff and students (Malkovich is hilarious as a bitter instructor) but wobbles when the focus shifts to a campus strangler. Newcomer Minghella (son of director Anthony) is good, despite the silly plot twists. EXTRAS
Deleted scenes, and a film-premiere featurette whose highlight is the cast reflecting on how the audience ”seemed” to like it.