Mr. Holland’s Opus, Revisited

An Alternative Viewpoint

At this point I can’t recall exactly what it was I was looking for when I stumbled up this essay by Thomas Larson. Titled Fellow Teachers, We Are Not Mr. Holland, it stopped me in my tracks.

Larson makes no bones about it. He disliked the film Mr. Holland Opus, and since I’d always found it a heroic and…



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Ed Newman

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