Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

Apt Pupil (1998)

Directed by Bryan Singer

Starring Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell


Interesting look at the psychology of a Nazi and his admirer. Well-directed, well-shot, interesting photography. Pacing was a tad slow.

A good, involving story. Good enough that it didn’t need star actors to be compelling. McKellen was great. Oscar-worthy, perhaps?

When McKellen starts going apeshit with his march, why would the boy get scared and tell him to stop? Isn’t it exactly that ferocity that he admires and is obsessed with?

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