Admission Reviews

January 3, 2014
At the heart of the problem with this movie are matters of logic and cogency.
April 1, 2013
The many strands of this amiable yet overstuffed romantic comedy don't hang together, though each, on its own, has a modest charm.
March 22, 2013
What is most distressing about Admission is that it serves as further evidence that Tina Fey, despite her dominance of the small screen, has not yet mastered the big one.
March 22, 2013
This is certainly an interesting idea, though the movie is badly handicapped by Fey, who must venture beyond her usual snippiness into scenes of genuine poignancy and proves unequal to the task.
March 22, 2013
Granted, this is not automatic laugh-riot material, nor should it be, but didn't Fey recognize how hackneyed it all is?
March 22, 2013
If Fey ends up making movies as good as this one over the next few years, television's loss will have been cinema's gain, for real.
March 22, 2013
You'll be glad you enrolled.
March 22, 2013
This would be a good movie for a parent to watch with a high-school-age child facing down the college admissions slog-it's mildly snarky but resolutely uncynical.
March 22, 2013
Some films are electric - Admission settles for alternating current.
March 22, 2013
When in doubt, ma'am, just ask yourself: What would Tina Fey do?