This is a film that challenges the audience to plug into the story and stick with it. But if you do, it pays off with a portrait of a manipulative, dark character, one who continually surprises the viewer with his choices.
For some reason, too many budget-writers seem to see afterschool and summer learning programs as add-ons, something that's nice to have when we can afford them, but not something we can pay for when times are tight. They're exactly wrong.
One-day activities, demonstrations and short-term programs targeting highly-engaged students are not going to change who gets involved with science. Obama's "Educate to Innovate" does little to remove basic barriers.