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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 topics they tackle are often deeply personal, what they put into their poems-and what they get out of them-is universal: the defining work of finding one's voice. -- (C) Official Sitemore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 20, 2012
Runtime:
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Cast

Hannah Bernard
as Whitney Young Slam T...
Gabriella Bonamici
as Whitney Young Slam T...
Rocco Bulmer
as OPRF Slam Team
Alicia Davis
as OPRF Slam Team
Amaya Dimyen
as Northside Slam Team
Adam Gottlieb
as Northside Slam Team
Will Grucza
as Whitney Young Slam T...
John Hood
as Coaches
Lauren Iron
as The Steinmenauts
Jonathan "Freaky" Ca...
as The Steinmenauts
Nate Marshall
as Whitney Young Slam T...
Kevin "KVO" Harris
as The Steinmenauts
She'Kira McKnight
as The Steinmenauts
Elisha Miles
as Northside Slam Team
Jesus "L3" Lark
as The Steinmenauts
Lamar "Tha Truth" Jo...
as The Steinmenauts
Diana Rosen
as Whitney Young Slam T...
Jamal Sadrud-Din
as Whitney Young Slam T...
Charles "Big C" Smit...
as The Steinmenauts
James Sloan
as Coaches
Keenan Smith
as OPRF Slam Team
Nova Venerable
as OPRF Slam Team
Tabitha Watson
as OPRF Slam Team
Jessie Welch
as Northside Slam Team
Travell Williams
as The Steinmenauts
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Critic Reviews for Louder Than A Bomb

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (11)

"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
Top Critic

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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