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Film Review - Bad Hurt


There’s no doubt that “Bad Hurt” is a difficult film to watch, especially as a claustrophobic study of a blue-collar family in the throes of disintegration, filled with enough heartache and tragedy to fill five movies. Miraculously, co-writer/director Mark Kemble discovers a type of beauty in the midst of uneasiness, focusing on the numbing mechanics of routine, the power of myth, and the struggle of love. “Bad Hurt” is powerful work, superbly acted and surprising along the way. Although it makes sure to sand down a few of its rough edges in the end, the material remains startlingly sincere, leading with secure, profound characterizations and a sensational understanding of toxic environments. Read the rest at


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