Opening

97% Ghostbusters Aug 29
30% As Above/So Below Aug 29
34% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
75% The Congress Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
38% If I Stay $15.7M
20% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
46% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
20% Into The Storm $3.8M

Coming Soon

—— Innocence Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
—— The Identical Sep 05
67% The House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05

New Episodes Tonight

—— Jonah From Tonga: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

88% The Cosmopolitans: Season One
100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

To Be Heard Reviews

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Marsha McCreadie
Film Journal International

This documentary about self-empowerment through a poetry-writing program in a rough South Bronx high school pulls us into the lives and struggles of three students who see the program as their only way up and out of a dreary life. They may be right.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 6, 2012
Mindy Farabee
Los Angeles Times
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The riveting vérité documentary "To Be Heard" tracks three young friends in a Bronx high school whose lives are altered through a poetry workshop bent on teaching the power of self-expression.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 4, 2011
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Puts the hard work of teachers and their students into a realistic context and balanced perspective about the impact of the arts on teenagers' lives.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 7/10

October 29, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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This brisk but full documentary about students at a Bronx high school taking a class that promotes literacy and poetry slams is, like its subjects, multifaceted, sometimes sad but ultimately inspiring.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/5

October 14, 2011
Sam Adams
Time Out New York
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Spanning four years, To Be Heard has a large enough scope to map its subjects' rocky road to reinvention, concentrating on various bumps along the way.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2011
Benjamin Mercer
Village Voice
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However uplifting, To Be Heard, shot over the course of several years, takes a surprisingly unflinching look at the home lives of the three high schoolers.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 11, 2011
Paul Brunick
New York Times
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Check your cynicism at the ticket booth. "To Be Heard" is one of the best documentaries of the year.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 11, 2011
Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

Because of Anthony's constant erratic behavior, To Be Heard is often held hostage by his flaky antics and aggressive behavior.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 10, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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It's impossible to watch Anthony, so bright and spirited, without raging against the forces that hold him back. And, singular as he is, he is also all too representative of an entire generation of kids in similar straits.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: A-

October 7, 2011
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