Banana Split Reviews

April 1, 2020
The problem with Banana Split isn't the surface phoniness or lazy comedy but the fact that the movie doesn't offer any insight into its ostensible subjects-among them break-ups, female friendship, and teenage jealousy.
March 28, 2020
It is absolutely lovely. If I was going to watch a movie virtually this weekend, I would absolutely pick this one.
March 27, 2020
An entertaining and often insightful look at female friendship during a particularly strange time.
March 27, 2020
Regardless of how far audience members are from their own post-high school, pre-college summer like these teens, there's still truth and plenty of laughter here that feels specific to their experience yet universal to anyone who's had a BFF.
March 27, 2020
When the movie is over, you've chuckled at it and been touched by it, and you're glad that you got to spend time with these actors, who are good enough that I could foresee any one of them blowing up big.
March 26, 2020
Like any romance, "Banana Split" is constrained to some familiar beats, but Kasulke, Marks, and Power have such a handle on what makes the film tick - and Marks and Liberato are so charming and fun - that even expected turns feel clever and fresh.
March 26, 2020
Is "Banana Split" an empty indulgence or a comfortingly familiar confection? Probably both.
March 25, 2020
Plenty of viewers are likely to nod when April googles "anxiety vs actual heart attack," while this critic was fully onboard from the moment she righteously refuses to serve a customer a hot dog at her movie theater concession job.
March 25, 2020
This offbeat approach brings a freshness to a genre that has become so static and predictable that it has largely fallen out of favor with current movie-goers.
October 19, 2018
Kasulke maintains a strong rapport with his cast and as a result the performances rarely feel forced, even when things get a bit outrageous, although for a cinematographer-turned-director, he favors a fairly subdued visual style.