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.