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Sound and Fury Reviews

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Jon Lap
Apollo Guide
November 10, 2001
The discourse that ensues over this issue is more entertaining, heartfelt, and insightful than what you'll find in any other film released in 2000.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
March 23, 2001
It doesn't beg for your emotions or sympathies--only for your attention and patience.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
March 16, 2001
A film of striking emotional immediacy.
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
March 12, 2001
You might feel the nerves of your soul tightening.
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
March 12, 2001
Intellectually absorbing and emotionally gripping, and it rather skillfully forces us to think about the 'blessings' of technology with a whole new kind of wariness.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
March 12, 2001
This is not a film to watch passively.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
February 21, 2001
Takes us into a world most of us never get much thought.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
February 8, 2001
Sound and Fury isn't the last word on the controversy, but it puts things in human terms.
Top Critic
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
February 8, 2001
Extremely well-made (and evenhanded).
| Original Score: 3/4
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
February 8, 2001
Gripping, touching, and enlightening.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
James Brundage
Filmcritic.com
February 8, 2001
Informative, well edited, and absolutely heartbreaking to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
February 8, 2001
Escorts us to a place we never knew existed, inviting us to observe familiar-looking people but see them through new eyes.
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
February 8, 2001
Very well balanced, and very emotional as well.
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
February 8, 2001
An illuminating, well-balanced portrait of a volatile, two-sided debate.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 8, 2001
An example of what the documentary can accomplish at its most vital and engaging.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
February 8, 2001
When a documentary makes a spectator want to jump out of his seat and throw tomatoes at some of the performers, you know that the film maker has captured the imagination of the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
February 8, 2001
A provocative documentary that is sure to make its audience consider things about deafness and handicaps in general that it might not otherwise.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
February 8, 2001
One of the most intelligent and thought-provoking documentaries I have ever seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
February 8, 2001
The intriguing film should provoke strong emotions and raise excellent question regardless of the viewer's auditory ability.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Anita Gates
New York Times
February 8, 2001
Powerful, insightful, important and emotionally wrenching.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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