Pretty Persuasion This childishly coarse little scorched-earth satire on a theme of high school as a microcosm of life wears its notion of incorrectness with a smirk,… Pretty Persuasion This childishly coarse little scorched-earth satire on a theme of high school as a microcosm of life wears its notion of incorrectness with a smirk,… 2005-08-12 R PT109M Comedy Drama Evan Rachel Wood James Woods Selma Blair Jane Krakowski Ron Livingston Christopher Meloni Samuel Goldwyn Films
Movie Review

Pretty Persuasion (2005)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Limited Release: Aug 12, 2005; Rated: R; Length: 109 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Drama; With: Evan Rachel Wood and James Woods; Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films

This childishly coarse little scorched-earth satire on a theme of high school as a microcosm of life wears its notion of incorrectness with a smirk, ignorant of how unearned that smugness is.

Originally posted Aug 19, 2005 Published in issue #836 Aug 26, 2005 Order article reprints