'Bully' -- 3 stars

<b>PG-13; 1:34 running time</b><br><br>
There are a hundred reasons "Bully"is a good film instead of a great one, but Lee Hirsch's blood-boiling documentary will very likely end up doing more than its share of good in this world.

However sentimental that may sound, this is a film quite literally for everyone and anyone: the bullied, the victimizer or the bystander who could use a reminder (as Arthur Miller wrote in "All My Sons") that there's a universe of people outside, and we're responsible to it. So many kids of a vulnerable age (any age, in other words) navigate all three of those broadly defined roles ¿ bully, bullied and bystander ¿ at different times, in varying, charged situations at school, on the playground, wherever. -- Michael Phillips<br><Br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0410-bully-20120412,0,7801039.column>"Bully" movie review</a>

( April 12, 2012 )

PG-13; 1:34 running time

There are a hundred reasons "Bully"is a good film instead of a great one, but Lee Hirsch's blood-boiling documentary will very likely end up doing more than its share of good in this world. However sentimental that may sound, this is a film quite literally for everyone and anyone: the bullied, the victimizer or the bystander who could use a reminder (as Arthur Miller wrote in "All My Sons") that there's a universe of people outside, and we're responsible to it. So many kids of a vulnerable age (any age, in other words) navigate all three of those broadly defined roles ¿ bully, bullied and bystander ¿ at different times, in varying, charged situations at school, on the playground, wherever. -- Michael Phillips

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