One of Adam Sandler’s all time greatest comedies, Billy Madison is a movie I just rewarded yesterday, and I was thoroughly entertained.
The plot is very simple: some retarded man-child must go back to school, two weeks for each grade, and pass every grade in order to claim his father’s company, before the over-the-top evil Eric takes it. It’s simple, it’s dumb, it has little substance, but it just works.
Billy starts off as a truly unlivable asshole, yet we quickly grow to like him. His relationships with his third grade teacher Miss Vaughn is hilarious and somewhat heartwarming, showing us how Billy can really mature overtime. Adam Sandler really shines, and you believe every second of his acting.…