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Raising Genius (2004)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 March 2004 (USA)
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Hal Nestor
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Nancy Nestor
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Dr. Curly Weeks
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Dwight Nestor
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Lacy Baldwin
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The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and some language
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Hal Nestor: Dad... what's your favorite state? Mine's Montana.
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Just a MESS!
14 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film had so many basic movie 101 flaws; it was just a mess. The premise of the genius teenage son who locks himself into the bathroom, (surrounded by family, friends, and neighbors who are by no means helpful) seems to be a good enough start. And certainly with the talented cast involved, I thought for sure this movie couldn't go wrong. However, with a very inconsistent narrative style (voice overs from multiple characters that drop in randomly, serving no purpose other than to cover story gaps), the ever switching p.o.v. (who's story was this? Mom's? Son's?) and the confounding love-like-hate relationship with Mom and Son (are we suppose to sympathize with them, hate them, laugh at them, love them, like them?), this movie elicited nothing from me other than confusion, and the question, "What was I supposed to get from this?"


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