The movie news out there today is pretty boring, so instead I’m giving a free plug to a new HBO show, Summer Heights High. It’s kind of like the Australian version of a Christopher Guest movie, and the three main characters are all played by Aussie comedian Chris Lilley. It can be slow at times, but it’s all worth it for his portrayal of Tongan gangster wannabe kid Jonah Takalua. He absolutely nails it. I used to substitute teach middle schoolers and I swear to God there was a kid exactly like this in every class.
I want more like this!
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