Bless Their Little Hearts
Bless Their Little Hearts (2008)

This film is the story of a unemployed resident of Watts who is constantly getting on the nerves of his wife and three kids. While out for a walk one evening, he meets another woman, and now no longer gets on the nerves of his family.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 15, 2008
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Woodberry crafts a passionately pensive realism-nearly every scene of action is matched by a long one in which one character or another, in observant repose, looks back and sees their self reflected in society's mirror.

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Brandon Wilson
Shadow and Act

The enormous generosity Woodberry demonstrates as a director also reminds us not to buy into the "Great Auteur" approach to understanding the movement he participated in.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

[A] wonderful neorealist look at a working-class black family in South Central LA.

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Jim Ridley
Village Voice

Forms, with Killer of Sheep, a landmark diptych about work as the crucible of the American character‚"either in its abundance or its absence.

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