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NOW STREAMING: ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life’ gets an A

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STORY WRITTEN BY AMY LONGSDORF 
For Digital First Media

What initially seems like a knock-off of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” turns out to be feisty family comedy that celebrates the fine art of breaking the rules.
In “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life,” tweener Rafe (Griffin Gluck) is forced to transfer to a rule-crazy middle school where he vows to do battle with the smug principal (Andy Daly).
Based on James Patterson’s bestselling series, “Middle School” has a lot going for it, including short but sweet fantasy sequences involving Rafe’s drawings come to life, a hilarious supporting turn by Daly and a sense of mischief that should prove irresistible to audiences of all ages. On Amazon, Google, iTunes and Vudu.

COURTESY OF CBS FILMS AND LIONSGATE Griffin Gluck in a scene from in 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life."

COURTESY OF CBS FILMS AND LIONSGATE
Griffin Gluck in a scene from in ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life.”

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