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It's Such a Beautiful Day Reviews

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Ryan Gilbey
New Statesman

There's no denying that Hertzfeldt has a voice and a vision, or that It's Such a Beautiful Day is unique. I think William Fisher, wherever he may be, would appreciate it greatly.

Full Review Source: New Statesman

June 3, 2013
Mike McCahill

Funny, oddly affecting and cherishably personal: in a better world, this would be on 300 screens, and filler such as The Croods would have to be smuggled in under the radar.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

May 2, 2013
Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film

An existential flipbook and a heartbreaking black joke: stickmen have never looked so alive.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

May 2, 2013
Jennifer Tate

An original and amusing animation that demonstrates the undeniable talent of Don Hertzfeldt.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

May 2, 2013
Glenn Heath Jr.
Little White Lies

One of the great films about memory, perspective and past history.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 5/5

May 2, 2013
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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It's a bold attempt to get inside the mind of someone who's losing theirs, and Hertzfeldt has a grip on the idea and reality of death that's deeply unsettling.

Full Review Source: Time Out

April 30, 2013
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

Underneath It's Such a Beautiful Day's simple surface and droll humor is a philosophical core as dense as any film's.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: B+

February 4, 2013
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the most philosophically and narratively complex films of the year.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

December 31, 2012
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Hertzfeldt's simple drawings, evocative imagery and melancholy narration come together most beautifully in the finale, which suggests that the end of life isn't as bad as an unending one.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

November 9, 2012
Tom Clift

Will have you laughing through tears while pondering the meaning of life, the universe and everything.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 5/5

October 21, 2012
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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Mr. Hertzfeldt proves that pizazz isn't everything. Enriching his bare-bones drawings with a few well-deployed visual tricks, he tells the story of an Everyman who at first seems merely Thurberesque.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 4, 2012
David Noh
Film Journal International

Highly original animated divertissement, filled with surprising depth and humor.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

October 4, 2012
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

By favoring the repetition of gestures over plot or graphics, Don Hertzfeldt argues that animation is, at its essence, a kinetic rather than simply visual form of expression.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

October 3, 2012
Simon Abrams
Village Voice
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Seeing "the years [slip] out of [Bill's] head" in this 71-minute compendium is nothing short of revelatory.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 2, 2012
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