The Hate U Give Reviews

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January 29, 2020
They don't make "issue movies" better than this.
November 8, 2019
The Hate U Give is poignant, significant and incredibly relevant.
October 18, 2019
Ultimately, The Hate U Give is an incredibly powerful character study, a crackling thriller, and even a shrewd editorial on the impact of violence in America.
August 23, 2019
Two hours of unforgettable cinematic storytelling which kept me enthralled from the opening few frames until the closing credits.
August 21, 2019
Amandla Stenberg is a force to be reckoned with as she finds her voice playing Starr with real and raw emotion.
August 18, 2019
More than simply highlighting prejudice, The Hate U Give peels back another layer and examines the issues that can divide the Black community from within.
July 7, 2019
Starr Carter describes herself as a girl of two versions. The socially savvy 16-year-old keeps her twin selves on well-oiled tracks-until they're both blasted out of the water by a policeman.
July 3, 2019
The Hate U Give cleverly provides meaningful dialogue about one of the most profound issues of the modern era by presenting it through the vessel of a laugh-and-cry teen drama. One to watch with the kids.
June 5, 2019
The Hate U Give is a phenomenal powerhouse of a film - moving, engaging and incredibly bold, both in front of and behind the camera. Amandla Stenberg is one of the brightest talents working in film today.
June 3, 2019
A topic few mainstream films ever touch, yet Tillman does so with humor and grace, and an unmistakable fire that is hard to shake.
May 21, 2019
It's this deft awareness of teenagers as ungainly children with their own way of interactions that makes The Hate U Give so valuable.
May 15, 2019
Between he amazing performances, the true heartbreak, and the anger simmering beneath everything The Hate U Give is here to make you think and maybe even change your mind.
April 20, 2019
THE HATE U GIVE is a unique film, both moving and thought-provoking while thoroughly engrossing, and one that everyone should see, teen and adult, black and white.
April 2, 2019
All the performers, adults and teenagers, merit recognition. The Hate U Give, though, belongs to Stenberg.
April 2, 2019
An eye-opening thrill ride! A very well executed movie that is relevant to current events going on in our world.
March 10, 2019
Its eagerness to educate and inspire keeps breaking the spell of its storytelling. ... [But as] preachy productions go, this is a stirring sermon that has me saying 'Amen!'
March 6, 2019
Throughout ( ... ) Starr's choices are rooted in her desire to maintain her dual identities. She stifles righteous rage and ignores threats ( ... ) in order to ( ... ) survive.
February 25, 2019
What makes this script work so well is it is so well-rounded.
February 16, 2019
...The Hate U Give skips the allegories and fights the real corruption in this hard-hitting but thoroughly digestible drama.
February 14, 2019
It is at times tough to watch and never shies away from showing other points of view, often using black comedy to do so
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