Watch New “Bad Education” Jeremy Jahns Movie Review Video | Starring Hugh Jackman & Allison Janney
“Cory Finley’s Bad Education, which premiered on HBO Saturday, is perceptive. It’s the story of an infamous embezzlement scandal that rocked the Roslyn, Long Island school district in the early aughts and, from the start, had the makings of a movie. Maybe a few movies.
“There’s the rising, falling, and eventually shattered public image of a local do-gooder, the once-beloved suburban superintendent Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman).
“There’s the story of Tassone’s secret life—not the one where he’s got a closet full of imported suits paid for on the school’s dime, but the fact that he’s a gay man with a partner of 33 years posing, at work, as a straight man with a widow. (He even has a poignant bridal photo on his desk.)”
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