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Big Words Reviews

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
August 29, 2013
The nuances and layers the actors bring to these complicated, all too real characters and dynamics between them speak far more loudly than any written or spoken word, no matter how big.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
July 25, 2013
Drumming is able to swing from lighter comedic moments to dramatic insights while making it seem effortless.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Kam Williams
AALBC.com
July 20, 2013
A poignant portrait of a very eventful day in the lives of a trio of African-Americans too self-absorbed to care about the fact that Barack Obama was about to win the Presidential Election that night.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
July 18, 2013
"Big Words" explores weighty themes with a very light touch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
July 16, 2013
Full of ideas on art, politics, relationships, and the construction of identity, it's that rare film in which black characters aren't amped-up caricatures.
Eric Kohn
indieWIRE
July 15, 2013
While not perfect, its restrained approach makes for ideal counter-programming in which message-mongering takes backseat.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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