The director and co-writer Ishmael Chawla never make their characters venal.
| Original Score: 2/4
Johnson provides them with plenty of challenges and reasons to question their values, priorities and goals.
| Original Score: 4/5
Chris Mason Johnson directs from a script he co-wrote, giving us little reason to care for his physically attractive, emotionally empty characters.
| Original Score: 1/4
The movie is admirable for taking these people seriously, even if it does little to illuminate their individual or cultural significance.
| Original Score: 3/5
Earnest performances can't help the warmed-over sitcom quality.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chris Mason Johnson's ensemble drama could've been just another earnest time capsule about friends in their late twenties; what saves it from devolving into mere mumblecore is a broader-than-average outlook.
| Original Score: 4/6
Johnson and co-writer Ishmael Chawla have a light touch that keeps things from turning overly melodramatic.