Roger Ebert - Host
The elements in "Renaissance Man" are all painfully sincere, but the movie is amazingly bad. Not a single moment rings true. The screenplay was obviously made by cross-pollinating "Dead Poets Society", which was about an inspirational teacher, and "Private Benjamin", which was about a fish-out-of-water in basic training. The result is an embarrassment from beginning to end, a labored, contrived, unconvincing movie that never even manages to answer such questions as: Even if they DO like "Hamlet...