Celebrated SCREAM scribe Kevin Williamson pulls double duty as writer and, for first time, director with this black comedy that's neither very dark nor particularly funny. All high-school senior Leigh Ann Watson (Katie Holmes) needs to become valedictorian of
Grandsboro High and win the scholarship she desperately needs to pay for college is an A on her history project. Standing firmly in her way, however, is Leigh Ann's venomous history teacher Mrs. Tingle (Helen Mirren), a smartly suited viper who would much rather shatter the self-esteem of her
students with a cutting remark and a reptilian smile than nurture their minds. When Mrs. Tingle catches Leigh Ann with ...