Hello Herman
Hello Herman (2012)

Set in the not so distant future, sixteen year old Herman Howards enters his suburban school and kills thirty nine students, two teachers, and a police officer. Just before his arrest he emails his idol, famous journalist Lax Morales,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 30, 2012
DVD Release Date: October 22, 2013
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

More redundant than offensive.

Rob Staeger
Village Voice

The dialogue is all surface: Emotions are laid out on the autopsy table for the audience to dissect and analyze, but rarely feel.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A timely and important movie...I've enjoyed Norman Reedus' excellent work in TV's THE WALKING DEAD, but I think he's even better here.

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times

At least it doesn't lack in big moments where people cry and scream.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

Hello Herman suffers not so much from its boldly stated anti-bullying agenda but from its failure to come to any conclusions.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

The alignment with Herman's perspective, even as it never downplays the gravity of his crimes, leads the film into a set of obvious conclusions.

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Sam Adams
Time Out

It barely tries to offer insight into its much-debated subject, content to rip the scab off an ever-fresh wound for the sake of controversy.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... a messy, blunt movie that manages to push a lot of buttons. Surely one of them does something.

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