Slamdance 2013 Review: Clever 'Big Words' Is A Well-Acted & Engaging Feature Debut By Neil Drumming

From Shadow and Act Sat Jan 19 2013, 21:23:26

Premiering at Slamdance 2013 in Utah this past Thursday, Neil Drumming's feature film debut Big Words has been one of our most anticipated films of the fest's lineup, and that anticipation is well deserved. Drumming, a black man by the way, is a former staff writer and editor at Entertainment Weekly whose sole film credit prior to Words is the short film Hi Res, which stars Jevon McFerrin and Nadia Kiyatkina. The narrative takes place in the backdrop of the 2008 election. Although it's barely a backdrop, it further added significance to the film's underlying theme of change in these characters' lives. While watching the film I kept wishing...

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