The Words

By joecul
Written January 23, 2017
It'll hold your interest, that's for sure. At times the plot is predictable, at other times it'll keep you wondering. The story line is unique, the acting is excellent, and the production techniques are truly great. I went with my wife & two of her female friends, "God help me". From a female's perspective they said it was wonderful & they loved it. From a male's viewpoint, I think it might be worth the fortune we spent to get in to see it, of course, that included our drinks and popcorn &, my Twizzlers. i won't give away the story line because I would say, "Go see it", it was a good flick. I forgot to mention that my 11 yr old grand daughter also went with us. She said she didn't understand it & she is quite smart. One last thing, there was only two instances of profanity, that I recall, & that to me made it a good film. No nudity, but a lot of kissing and fondling. The love scenes left it to your imagination, for the most part, & for that I'm truly grateful.
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A Waste of Words

By filmfanny
Written September 15, 2012
I thought I was going to watch a movie for adults; instead, I watched a movie that looked and sounded like a precocious high-schooler's project. Poor choice of actors, poor dialogue (trot out every over wrought cliche possible), and dreadful acting. Irons? What a ham. Cooper? Does he really think staring into space is acting? Zoe? Did she ever leave that apartment? Quaid? Dear heaven, man, you need to thank the Lord for television! Wilde? Mouthing vulgarities and about as convincing as a goldfish. The plot is sooo arty...who is the real writer, is the old man made up, how much is truth, how much fiction, what is a blend of all of these, what are pipe dreams? In the hands of more skilled writers, actors, and directors, this might have been interesting. As it is, you might be able to tell I was really disappointed.
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The Words

By NewZealandkiwi
Written August 04, 2015
Really super movie. If you like fast-paced action-type movies, this movie is probably not for you. At times it moves rather slowly but not so that it's boring. Great storyline and concept and loved the way it moved back and forth in time with intriguing storylines in each. Super acting and riveting as far as wondering what was going to happen next. Enjoyed it very much.
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The Words

By marcy-sue
Written July 01, 2016
Hubby and I enjoyed the movie. Good story line and not predictable. I would have changed the ending - although we talked it through and decided on a better ending. Other people leaving the theater where talking about the ending too - so it wasn't that we missed something. I would tell my friends to see it.
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Don't Listen to Critics

By DYING_FOR_MOVIES
Written January 16, 2017
I read the critics reviews and only conclusion is that they all connected with the angst of the writer character. I did not find confusing and connected the three stories within a few minutes of the movie. Well written, very well acted, Park scene with Irons and Bradley Cooper was wonderful. I wonder if people couldn't identify with the integrity angst of the film. With so many charting at school and unfazed by it, perhaps viewers and critics non plussed. Zoe went beyond my expectations for her range.
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