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Things Never Said Reviews

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
October 18, 2013
The result may not be a big movie, but Things Never Said makes a big emotional impact.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
September 12, 2013
When it comes to writing the poetry that Kalindra recites, Murray knows how to do more with less; he needs to apply that lesson to his filmmaking, too.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Peter Keough
Boston Globe
September 12, 2013
A powerful statement about the plight of women held back by sexist tyranny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Christy Lemire
September 7, 2013
The film's stars ... are hugely charismatic individually and have chemistry with each other. But the soapy melodrama and ferocious, on-the-nose poems threaten to overpower their budding romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times
September 5, 2013
The movie's poems are unambiguous rants, delivered with theatrical ferocity. On-the-nose dialogue propels its lessons in self-respect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
August 2, 2013
Veteran TV writer Charles Murray (Third Watch) shows his small-screen roots by overrelying on tense, weighty exchanges to advance the narrative, but Hampton's steely performance makes them pay off, as the poet learns to wrest truth from pain.