Friday Favorites: Favorite Performance – School of Rock

Welcome to “Friday Favorites” which highlight some of my favorite movie-related things.

I’m not particularly a fan of Jack Black.  Sure, I like Kung Fu Panda, he wasn’t bad in Tropic Thunder, and admittedly his extended cameo in The Muppets was fantastic, but otherwise I generally avoid his movies.  However, he has one performance that I think is truly fantastic, and that is as Dewey Finn in School of Rock.  I realize that there’s not a lot of heavy acting required for the role, as Jack Black is basically playing himself, but I was struck by something when I caught the film on TV recently that I hadn’t noticed before.

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