Louder Than A Bomb (2011)

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Louder Than a Bomb tells the story of four Chicago high school poetry teams as they prepare to compete in the world's largest youth slam. By turns hopeful and heartbreaking, the film captures the turbulent lives of these unforgettable kids, exploring the ways writing shapes their world, and vice versa. Louder Than a Bomb is not about "high school poetry" as we often think of it. It's about language as a joyful release, irrepressibly talented teenagers obsessed with making words dance. While the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 20, 2012
Runtime:
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as OPRF Slam Team

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as Northside Slam Team

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as Coaches

as The Steinmenauts

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as Whitney Young Slam T...

as The Steinmenauts

as The Steinmenauts

as Northside Slam Team

as The Steinmenauts

as The Steinmenauts

as Whitney Young Slam T...

as Whitney Young Slam T...

as The Steinmenauts

as Coaches

as OPRF Slam Team

as OPRF Slam Team

as OPRF Slam Team

as Northside Slam Team

as The Steinmenauts
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"Louder Than a Bomb" has a lot in common with such documentaries as "Spellbound" and "Mad Hot Ballroom": charismatic, if obsessed, kids and nail-biting suspense.

Full Review… | June 10, 2011
Washington Post
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Think of it as "Glee'' without music. Without a net, too.

Full Review… | June 3, 2011
Boston Globe
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Having a bad day? Then get yourself to Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel's life-affirming documentary, immediately.

Full Review… | May 20, 2011
New York Daily News
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It should hit home with anyone whose experience of adolescence involved creativity, intellectual exploration, and getting to know and love people outside their immediate social circles.

Full Review… | May 19, 2011
AV Club
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The sheer breadth of talent is so astonishing, and the rhymes so clearly from the heart, that our spirits are inevitably lifted.

Full Review… | May 18, 2011
Time Out
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Who says poetry has to be dull?

Full Review… | May 18, 2011
New York Post
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