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Sound It Out Reviews

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James Adams
Globe and Mail
April 20, 2012
As Tolstoy might have put it, "good record stores are all alike," whatever their size or stock or the number of tattoos sported by their customers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
April 19, 2012
Finlay takes a gentle approach with her subjects, letting their passion - and hers - guide the doc, which was crowd-source funded by more than 250 donors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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David Jenkins
Time Out
November 1, 2011
Sound It Out is the name of the last independent record shop in Teeside, and this dinky, bittersweet film offers a profile of its chipper staff and endearingly oddball clientele.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
September 15, 2011
Ms. Finlay's smartly assembled film is an affectionate portrait of a shrinking group of record collectors under technological siege.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
September 13, 2011
Finlay's handheld style is as casually intimate as her subjects, and the film stirringly posits music as a path to communal bliss.