Best Bets: Movies in the Park screens ‘School of Rock’
It’s the age-old story: Gen Xer gets dumped by his band, fakes his way into a school as a substitute teacher and turns a bunch of elementary school children into title contenders for a battle of the bands.
Movies in the Park presents Jack Black’s guitar stance with a screening of “School of Rock” on Friday at Leif Erikson Park. The 2003 movie won an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
The movie has a 92 percent on the Tomatometer.
Time Out said of “School of Rock”: “It’s Bugsy Malone in rock pomp, Slacker meets Spy Kids.”
GO SEE IT What: Movies in the Park, “School of Rock
When: 8:40 p.m. Friday
Where: Leif Erikson Park
Tickets: Free, open to the public