The Quarantine Stream: ‘Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal’ Will Make You Angry
Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 by Chris Evangelista
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
Where You Can Stream It: Netflix
The Pitch: A documentary about the 2019 college admissions scandal, where the rich and famous spent lots of money to bribe their kids into Ivy League schools.
Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: In 2019, the college admissions scandal became big news, primarily because a few celebrities were caught up in it, including Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. The clunkily-named but otherwise compelling Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal attempts to break down what happened here, and the end result is going to fascinate you and make you furious.