Mrs. Tingle is the history teacher that hates everyone, and everyone hates her right back. Leigh Ann feels the same way, but she's trying really hard to be valedictorian to earn a scholarship to college, so she pours her heart and soul into a project only to have Mrs. Tingle dismiss it as worthless without even examining it. Her aimless, loser friend Luke tries to come to her rescue by swiping the answers to Tingle's final exam, only to have this duplicity discovered, and Leigh Ann blamed for it. Her academic career in serious jeopardy, she goes to Tingle's home with Luke and her best friend Jo, hoping to convince the malevolent Tingle not to turn them in... and after a violent mishap, things get complicated pretty quickly when they have to hold her hostage in her own home to figure out how to get her not to press charges and send them all to jail... a twisted spiral of panic ensues...
Rated for thematic content, violence, sexuality, language and some teen drinking
January 30, 2017 by John Chard
Caught between its aims?
Three students get more than they bargained for when a theft of a test results paper leads to a deadly battle of wills with their kidnapped teacher, Mrs. Tingle.
It seems to me that director and writer, Kevin Wiliamson, got confused a...