Topics

Page One: Inside the New York Times (movie)
'Ivory Tower' offers a crash course on tuition
'Ivory Tower' offers a crash course on tuition

Is college, specifically the elite four-year residential model, overrated? Is it worth its ever-increasing cost? Has it been oversold as the key to a child's brighter future? The stimulating documentary "Ivory Tower" asks all these tough questions and, most provocatively of all, declines to give definitive answers. As directed by Andrew Rossi, whose last work was the informative "Page One: Inside the New York Times," "Ivory Tower" wants to educate and stir the pot, to get us to understand the extent of the dilemma, which is considerable. This film throws an enormous amount of information at us both in terms of original interviews and archival footage...

Loading