In high school, watching a movie in class was cause for celebration. No lecture! No math worksheet! Dim lighting! In college, watching a movie in class is cause for extreme trepidation. Yes, in-class movies usually still mean no lectures and worksheets and yes, professors do have to dim the lights, but now you never know what kind of weirdo film they’re going to hit you with. Subtitles are only appropriate for the 18-and-older set, I guess. Anyway, I surveyed a group of anonymous seniors to see what movies they named as they worst they had ever seen in class.
- Black Robe– “It was confusing. I just remember a blur of Native Americans canoeing, priests, interracial sex, and violence. I think people get murdered and tortured by the Iroquois. I watched it in Will Scott’s American history class, the 1492-1865 one.” Continue reading