Addicted To Fresno Reviews

June 3, 2019
The sisterly bond at the center winds up resonating the most, but it seems problematic when the most memorable parts of a comedy are the unfunny parts.
May 2, 2019
Often ridiculous, the film has a lot of ingredients but lacks the right recipe.
August 29, 2016
Greer's character ultimately gives the audience too little to root for.
March 2, 2016
In Addicted to Fresno, it feels like the film's action relies on the audience rooting for Greer's character, but Babbit's characterisation doesn't offer much to root for.
February 26, 2016
Perhaps in other hands Fresno could have been a hilarious dark comedy , but instead Jamie Babbit and Karey Dornetto have made a chronically unfunny farce, harsh and offensive in its tone, inexcusably laughing at those who are worse off than themselves.
October 11, 2015
Naff jokes about rape, the Holocaust, and the wretchedness of Fresno leave laughter in short supply as the shrieky action pinballs self-consciously from barmitzvahs to pet cemeteries.
October 9, 2015
There's a mean-spirited tone to the screenplay, which can't reconcile its broad slapstick antics with attempts at deeper emotional resonance.
October 9, 2015
Dark comedy about sex, death is edgy but not funny.
October 7, 2015
Movies rarely need to be made shorter. Addicted to Fresno effortlessly proves that most of them could stand to be longer.
October 3, 2015
"Addicted to Fresno" should be good, or at the very least, enjoyably off kilter. Sadly, save for a few inspired moments (usually at the expense of the city of Fresno), Jamie Babbit's screwball comedy is cringe-inducing and unfunny.
October 2, 2015
"Addicted to Fresno" is such a mean-spirited, dull and silly movie that it buries its talented cast under the weight of a horrendous script that they can't possibly redeem.
October 1, 2015
"Addicted to Fresno" is one of those comedies that seem not to care whether you laugh. Parts of it seem openly hostile to the idea.
October 1, 2015
You find yourself rooting for these women, even if their adventures aren't always up to snuff.
October 1, 2015
Beyond a few nice closing emotional beats, the whole enterprise plays too desperate and slapdash to whip up the goodwill required to sell such thin, far-fetched material.
September 30, 2015
Already a scattered, dreary comedy, the feature is even worse as an examination of a broken soul.
September 27, 2015
According to the film, killing a guy is all it takes to save one's soul.
September 17, 2015
If Addicted to Fresno was a narcotic, it would be a baby aspirin.
September 1, 2015
The film often feels like an extended episode of a floundering sitcom on its last legs.
April 25, 2015
A mean-spirited farce whose strenuous bad taste seldom translates into actual laughs.