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Bully

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

April 13, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Lee Hirsch

Starring :

Alex, Ja'Maya, Kelby, David Long, Tina Long, Kirk Smalley

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : B+

“..wish the documentary were better structurally and artistically-sections of it are poorly edited and repetitive..”
by Emanuel Levy [EmanuelLevy.Com]
2 of 4

“..what's exciting about Bully is that it takes bullying head on, promising something more serious, politically charged, and honest..”
by Kalvin Henely [Slant Magazine]
“..repetitive and not especially artful..”
by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“..rendering "Bully" far less emotionally impactful than it might have been..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
7 of 10

“..powerful film..”
by Chris Bumbray [JoBlo's Movie Emporium]
3.5 of 5

“..more a chronicle of advocacy..”
by James Rocchi [MSN Movies]
“..just truthful..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]
3 of 4

“..it might actually help some bullied kids..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
3.5 of 4

“..it is cinematic and encompassing, without manipulation or sentimentality..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : A-

“..gives painful yet inspiring voice to these bullied kids and their families..”
by Fr. Chris Carpenter [Movie Dearest]
3 of 5

“..does not offer any celebrity narration, cutesy animated vignettes or pop-psychology Dr. Phil clips..”
by David Fear [Time Out New York]
“..affectingly lays out its worst-case scenarios..”
by Benjamin Mercer [Village Voice]

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