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Louder Than A Bomb Reviews

June 10, 2011
"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 | Original Score: 3/4
June 3, 2011
Think of it as "Glee'' without music. Without a net, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 20, 2011
Having a bad day? Then get yourself to Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel's life-affirming documentary, immediately.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 19, 2011
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 | Original Score: A-
May 18, 2011
The sheer breadth of talent is so astonishing, and the rhymes so clearly from the heart, that our spirits are inevitably lifted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 18, 2011
Who says poetry has to be dull?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 17, 2011
The efforts to document the teams' creative processes aren't particularly successful - no camera can capture something that elusive - but the filmmakers do a fine job with the back stories of the featured poets.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 17, 2011
The movie floats to another realm entirely when the cameras go into the home of Nova Venerable.
May 5, 2011
"Louder Than a Bomb" is a good reminder that students need a variety of opportunities to excel.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 4, 2011
Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel's Louder Than a Bomb is an affecting and superbly paced celebration of American youth at their creative best.
February 7, 2011
Siskel and Jacobs focus on the performances, which are inspiring and electrifying.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4