Big Words Synopsis
The members of a once promising hip-hop group struggle with regret, disappointment and change.
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Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
The dialogue — natural, vibrant and totally embedded in the moment, never sententious or showoff-y — is delivered with consummate...
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Big Words is an engrossing, coming-of-middle-age drama that shows how disappointment can fester and derail a life. By the end, hope and...
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Big Words at times seems like it's heading towards a microbudget version of "Hustle and Flow," but Drumming aims for a much smarter and...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Mark Olsen
Drumming is able to swing from lighter comedic moments to dramatic insights while making it seem effortless.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Marked by incisive characterizations and fine performances, Big Words is aptly titled, referring not only to the name of one of its lead...
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70

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Drumming doesn't quite have the skills to finesse the varying tones demanded by his textured script...and he could have taken one more pass...
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By groutte
I had a great time with this film. I really thought the writing was honest and true, which are things I look for in a film. Great performances as well. Loved it....

Not enough Big Words to describe how much I like this film.

By seanbay
An deep, honest and occasionally funny look at what's become of a Brooklyn hip-hop trio from the early 90's. Really liked this film...

BIG WORDS Review

By iakbar36
One of the best films I have seen in a while. Very authentic, and funny. Go see it today!...

Big Words

By rscssmith2
Great script, great movie, great photography, terrific acting, lots of humor and deep thoughts. Need to go see this and tell others to see it!...

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