Bully Reviews

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November 8, 2019
Unfortunately, the film's thesis is somewhat thin (bullying sucks!) and Hirsch doesn't present us with any recourse to prevent it besides awareness.
July 9, 2019
Bully isn't saying anything new, but it is asking us to look at the sickening reality of condoned bullying. But, as if from some Orwellian nightmare, those who need to see it most get no admittance.
April 12, 2019
It's a film that will be an eye-opener for any parent, and even some kids who might see it. I think it's a great way to start a conversation on the subject...
November 9, 2018
The film does a wonderful job shedding light on a problem that continues to fester in every strata of society.
September 7, 2018
Bully is a powerful megaphone amplifying the call to stop bullying in schools.
August 30, 2018
Whatever makes kids behave like this isn't going to be solved by a movie.
August 7, 2018
Filmmaker Lee Hirsch puts a face on the agony and loss caused by the scourge of school bullies with his powerful documentary "Bully."
January 3, 2018
There are some powerful moments here in a film that will give many food for thought.
August 30, 2017
Bully seems a bit of a bully itself. Raw footage trumps raw feelings. Yet Bully is compelling
August 9, 2017
The isolation and loneliness of these children and the merciless bullying by other children will break your heart.
May 3, 2015
Doesn't dig any deeper than surface-level pathos and cheap shots at school administrators.
June 2, 2013
A crock of bull by a director more interested in exploiting the subject than exploring it.
April 21, 2013
There's no arguing with Hirsch's message, but in order for his film to make the necessary impact, it must be mandatory viewing in every school -- for faculty and administration as well as for students.
January 27, 2013
One of the ten best films of 2012.
January 7, 2013
A difficult film with no real answers to the dilemmas it poses...
December 14, 2012
An intense look at bullying from the perspective of the victims.
October 18, 2012
Bully is not perfect, but everyone should see it.
September 27, 2012
This documentary asks more questions than it answers, but what Bully clearly demonstrates is that no one should suffer in silence.
September 26, 2012
Is it fair to criticize a documentary for being too persuasive when the subject matter is not only genuinely tragic - and tragically widespread - but also so rarely brought into the public domain? That's the question I struggle with.
September 15, 2012
Bully is all heart, no brain - which makes it an easily palatable doc to sit through.
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