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Things Never Said


Kal (Shanola Hampton) is an aspiring poet trying desperately to find an outlet for her artistic voice as she struggles with her self- esteem and a difficult home life.

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Fresh: Veteran TV writer Charles Murray (Third Watch) shows his small-screen roots by overrelying on tense, weighty exchanges to advance the narrative, but Hampton's steely performance makes them pay off, as the poet learns to wrest truth from pain.

- Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader, Friday, August 2, 2013

Fresh: The result may not be a big movie, but Things Never Said makes a big emotional impact.

- Carrie Rickey, Philadelphia Inquirer, Friday, October 18, 2013

Rotten: The film's stars ... are hugely charismatic individually and have chemistry with each other. But the soapy melodrama and ferocious, on-the-nose poems threaten to overpower their budding romance.

- Christy Lemire,, Saturday, September 7, 2013