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Listening (2015)

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A team of genius-but-broke grad students invent mind-reading technology that destroys their lives and threatens the future of free-will itself.

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Cast

Thomas Stroppel
as David Thorogood
Artie Ahr
as Ryan Cates
Steve Hanks
as Matthews
Arn Chorn-Pond
as Head Monk
John Merry
as Dr. Selph
Josh Graham
as David's Listener
Herb Stevens
as University Professor
Thom Rachford
as University President
Travis Nicholson
as Doug's Assistant
Sok Bo
as Boy Monk
Erma Sullins
as Ryan's Grandma
Doug Mattingly
as Test Subject
Alaina Reza
as Lab Assistant
Don Martin
as Funeral Director
Ethan Stone
as CIA Agent
Andrew Scott
as CIA Agent
John Alexenko
as Detective
Gene Dixon
as Detective
J.R. Craig
as Police Officer
Kody Klein
as Police Officer
Javier Ronceros
as Jail Guard
Kalim Chandler
as Young Scientist
Daro
as Monk
Mona Mossayeb
as Police Photographer
Monique Hyman
as Cute Girl
Alexis Hamer
as Girl On TV
Buddy Daniels Friedman
as Suspicious Man
Rudy Patin
as Security Guard
Kevin Ulp
as Security Guard
Aziz Almossa
as Listener
R.J. McCabe
as Listener
David A. Bean
as Listener
Mac McGill
as Listener
Charles Smith
as Listener
Arshad Nasir
as Scientist
Joseph Bohn
as Scientist
Alicia Brush
as Scientist
Leslie Porter
as Scientist
Arthur Carnegy
as Scientist
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (6)

To call it amateurish would be kind.

September 10, 2015 | Full Review…

Begins as a fitfully intriguing character study before flying off the rails as a nightmarish vision of government encroachment on free thought.

September 10, 2015 | Full Review…

It looks and feels like a particularly well made student film (so many colored filters), but the subject matter is rather more interesting and weirdly plausible than the recent spate of big-budget AI films.

September 10, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Sullins' movie has its heart and brain in the right place, but its guts are a mess.

September 9, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Director/screenwriter Khalil Sullins makes an auspicious feature debut with his audacious sci-fi thriller that's as engrossing as it is thought-provoking.

September 8, 2015 | Full Review…

Too bad Sullins doesn't have a movie's worth of story out of this premise. Rather than pioneering into the frontiers of the mind, Listening slogs through the most well-traveled pits of screenwriting.

September 8, 2015 | Full Review…

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Has some important things to say, but is far from truly engaging.

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