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In Your Eyes (2014)




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The reserved wife (Zoe Kazan) of a prominent East Coast doctor falls into a metaphysical romance with a charming ex-con (Michael Stahl-David) seeking a fresh start in New Mexico in this spellbinding drama from director Brin Hill, and writer/producer Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers). Nikki Reed co-stars. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Joss Whedon
On DVD: Feb 10, 2015
Bellwether Pictures - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for In Your Eyes

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (2)

The setup never really matures beyond a sentimental teenage fantasy with a TV-caliber climax tacked on ...

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
Top Critic

At its frequent best ... it provides a potent metaphor for a life-changing relationship, cleverly literalizing the way a new romantic connection can feel like a voice in your head that you never want to stop hearing.

Full Review… | April 24, 2014
AV Club
Top Critic

[A] disposable but not entirely unlikable confection that feels like a first-timer's passion project and not the work of an A-list writer of Whedon's stature.

Full Review… | May 16, 2014

A nice first step into Whedon's attempt to site his big-budget fantastical ideas into a smaller, more personal film.

Full Review… | May 1, 2014
Movie Mezzanine

It feels more like Nicholas Sparks than Joss Whedon.

Full Review… | April 28, 2014
Las Vegas Weekly

For those unshackled by brittle cynicism and willing to play in an imaginary realm far cuter than anything Joss Whedon has come up with before, then In Your Eyes will be a warmhearted delight.

Full Review… | April 25, 2014
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Audience Reviews for In Your Eyes

This is the type of film (I will warn you right off the bat) that will have viewers divided right down the middle as to who likes and dislikes it's premise. Since childhood, Dylan and Rebecca have has odd visions and feelings that they are connected in some way. Through some weird form of life, they are able to see the world through each others eyes, feel what the other is feeling, and communicate as if they are just a phone call away. The way they are able to do this remarkable feat is never once explained or even hinted at, which is the main reason this film will not be for everyone. This will explain why I believe this film works on many levels, and some others not so much.

"In Your Eyes" has terrific "chemistry" between Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David, whom are perfectly cast in the leading roles. I place quotations around the word chemistry, because the fact that they are never face to face, you have to buy the fact that they share this incredible connection with one another, or the film will lose you. It does not bother me that the ideal is never explained, but the film could have benefited from a few hints to keep the viewer with an open mind throughout. I was genuinely enthralled from start to finish with this screenplay, as it is charmingly written by Joss Whedon, in probably the most heartfelt thing I have ever seen him pen. The cast, characters, and writing were the big selling point here, and even though there are noticeably low-budget shots, I really admired the cinematography here. The third act will have many mixed feelings from audiences, but I liked how it concluded, even though it does go a little over the top. In the end, I thoroughly enjoyed "In Your Eyes," and I would highly recommend it to anyone wishing to watch a touching story.

KJ Proulx
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

This is a little known, hardly talked about independent film that features a female lead and director, with a story by Joss Whedon. It is the second feature for budding production company Bellwether Pictures, which is run by Whedon and his wife Kai Cole. Not many people have seen this film, because immediately after it appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival; it was given a VOD release and little publicity.


Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

Loved this movie!
Though it starts off slowly, once it hooks you in, that's it. Definitely the most original story i have seen in the romance genre in a long time.
Zoe Kazan is fast becoming a favourite of mine. She has such an unusual and interesting look and is quite compelling on screen.
The male lead is good too. I really cared what happened to both those characters. I could hardly breathe in tjd part few scenes.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

In Your Eyes Quotes

Dylan: This going to be so weird.
Rebecca: Ahhhh.
– Submitted by Liam W (24 months ago)
Dylan: This is going to be so weird.
– Submitted by Liam W (24 months ago)

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