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View from the couch: A review of The Rewrite

Hugh Grant plays Keith Michaels, a Hollywood screenwriter who accepts a teaching job in Binghamton, New York, in 'The Rewrite' (Netflix, 2014)
The Rewrite (Netflix, 2014) stars Marisa Tomei and Hugh Grant. Movie still.

The Rewrite (Netflix, 2014) is a rather dated, but well-constructed and acted film.  There is much teaching and learning for all characters concerned. A sophisticated, somewhat arrogant, yet charming Hugh Grant is performing at his best.

Donald Combe is a retired English teacher who loves to go to the movies. Until he resumes going to theatres, he has graciously agreed to share his opinions, through "short and sweet" exclusives, of online series and movies for The Local.