The Education of Charlie Banks is a 2007 drama film directed by Fred Durst, produced by Straight Up Film's Marisa Polvino and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter, Eva Amurri, Gloria Votsis, Chris Marquette. It had its world premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the Made in NY Narrative Award given to the best narrative film made in New York City, it is Durst's film directing debut. As a kid, Charlie Banks both feared the charismatic and violent local tough Mick Leary. Despite Mick being the buddy of his best friend, Charlie reports Mick to the police. Three years Charlie and Danny are college freshmen who are in for a surprise when Mick shows up for a visit. Though claiming to be visiting for the weekend, Mick moves into the two friends' dorm and begins borrowing their clothing, attending their classes, reading their books, flirting with a woman with whom Charlie has a crush on. Charlie begins to wonder if his friend has changed or if he is plotting a fiendish revenge against Charlie for turning him in to the police.
Jesse Eisenberg as Charlie Banks Jason Ritter as Mick Leary Eva Amurri as Mary Gloria Votsis as Nia Chris Marquette as Danny Bowman Sebastian Stan as Leo Reilly Dennis Boutsikaris as Mr. Banks Charles Parnell as Assistant District Attorney Worsheck Josh Richman as Professor Gersten Steven Hinkle as Young Charlie Banks Miles Chandler as Young Mick Leary Cain Kerner as Young Danny Sam Daly as Owen The film premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won Best New York Narrative, it received a limited release in North America on March 27, 2009, before being released on DVD three months on June 30, 2009. The Education of Charlie Banks holds a 47% approval rating on the review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 30 reviews; the website's consensus reads, "Unevenness and earnestness mire this otherwise sweet, surprising coming of age drama." The Education of Charlie Banks on IMDb The Education of Charlie Banks at AllMovie The Education of Charlie Banks at Box Office Mojo The Education of Charlie Banks at Rotten Tomatoes
Naseem "Nas" Bashir is an English former footballer. Bashir was Assistant Academy Manager at Reading between 2001 and 2009. Whilst at the club, he gained his UEFA Pro Licence and worked with Stuart Pearce coaching the England U21 side, he was responsible for running courses at Charters School and the John Madejski Academy. After founding the FAB academy based at Bisham Abbey, Bashir moved to Beaconsfield SYCOB in the summer of 2014 as Director of Football/General Manager, alongside Andy Hurley and Lee Togwell who assumed the manager and player/coach roles respectively. Bashir stepped in as manager for the final weeks of the season following the departure of Gary Meakin in March 2015 on a caretaker basis. After stepping aside as caretaker manager, Bashir assumed his previous role as Director of Football; as of 4 February 2013 Nas Bashir at Soccerbase