Angelfish Reviews

November 21, 2019
Lee coaxes moving performances from a young cast, and he beautifully captures the cultural nuances of the Bronx neighborhoods where his story is set. But he has a tough time finding much new to say with this tale of star-crossed lovers.
Top Critic
November 16, 2019
Destiny Frasqueri (better known to her Generation Z fans as Nuyorican rapper Princess Nokia) makes a winning, delicate screen debut in "Angelfish," a low-key Bronx romance that proves a surprisingly muted vehicle for her outsize performing charisma.
November 15, 2019
Lee's film plays it disappointingly safe, never deviating from romantic comedy conventions; there are no real surprises that you can't already see coming.