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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Studio: FilmRise
Directed by Desiree Akhavan

Aug 31, 2018 Issue #64 -  Kamasi Washington
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After being caught in flagrante delicto with a high school girlfriend, teenage Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) is sent to live at a gay conversion camp by her overzealously religious guardians with hopes that they’ll be able to, as they say, “pray the gay away.” Cameron’s fellow inmates have varying attitudes about their internment: some earnestly wish to be “cured,” while others—like her—view it as a grotesque punishment and long for their lives off the campgrounds. In spite of their unusual circumstances, Chloe forms a tight circle of new friends—and together they find ways to resist their Christian captors.

A conversion camp is one of the most unusual settings for a coming-of-age film we’ve seen in some time, but The Miseducation of Cameron Post can almost be viewed as much as an unintentional horror movie. The sense of confinement is very real, frightening, and hopeless-feeling, in a vein similar to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest or The Shawshank Redemption. (The camp’s overseer, played by Jennifer Ehle, is like a youth pastor Nurse Ratched.) There are a few clichés which can be seen coming for miles, but Miseducation is otherwise chilling.


Author rating: 6.5/10

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Truth In Media
September 1st 2018

British depopulation scheme propaganda movie and book aimed at depopulating and disarming America, its old enemy, being deceptively marketed as an American movie and book made in America by Americans. It was never published or released in America. This movie is British BULLCRAP!! DO NOT WATCH EVER!!