All About Nina - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

All About Nina Reviews

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November 10, 2018
Eva Vives has made an important and powerful film, against some odds. She's a woman and Hispanic. She refused to make Nina "nicer." It isn't surprising that funding was hard to come by.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 29, 2018
All About Nina works well as an adult romantic comedy, a female perspective on the comedy world, and a star vehicle for Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 25, 2018
Like Nina, Winstead's performance is both honestly funny and drop-dead serious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2018
... suffers from contrivances along the way, but generates genuine sympathy for Nina beneath her fragile yet abrasive exterior.
October 18, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a tour de force as self-destructive stand up comic Nina Geld. The brazen film unleashes plenty of ugliness on the audience which fortunately is counterbalanced by the superb performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 18, 2018
Nina is a tough woman to like but easy to love.
October 17, 2018
Always a likable actor, here Winstead is at a charismatic high, carrying a mediocre film, making it impossible to turn off through her star power alone.
October 16, 2018
One of the best performances of the year from Winstead...I encourage you to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.3/5
October 12, 2018
Writer/director Eva Vives switches things up a few times .
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 12, 2018
Only Common as Rafe offers the energy and appeal that consistently buoys this character study.
October 12, 2018
... it's hard to imagine anyone [other than Winstead] projecting the complex combination of anger, attractiveness, insecurity, and pain that makes Nina what she is.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 12, 2018
Mostly, Vives' work is a series of punch lines that feel more like gut punches - a relentless challenge that Winstead handles with seeming ease.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 12, 2018
Nina lays everything on the line, and in telling her story, Vives does too.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 11, 2018
It's when Nina's defences break down that Winstead gets to show her real range, finding a depth, pain and vulnerability in her character that are difficult but cathartic to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2018
Everything hinges on Vives' direction, but it is Winstead who carries the entire movie. She is voracious in her humanity, but also extremely skillful in redressing her flaws into her routine.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 10, 2018
If you want to talk about stars being born, consider Mary Elizabeth Winstead's performance as the title character in All About Nina.
October 9, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Winstead deserves an Academy Award nomination for this performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 5, 2018
Nina's Bjork and her Kristen Stewart are pretty good - but her impression of Werner Herzog is fantastically weird. And simply fantastic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 1, 2018
All About Nina is one of those films that sneaks up on you because you're not expecting it to be as good as it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 1, 2018
Eva Vives' extremely dark, brutal drama is made lighter by Winstead's aching, acidly funny performance -- as well as by the difficult hope that honesty and sympathy can eventually win the day.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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