Carrie Pilby Reviews

Top Critic
April 5, 2017
What is the target audience for this particular brand of cotton candy? Teenage girls dreaming of first love while sipping cherry pop?
April 3, 2017
A core of substance and a fine cast are squandered in the relentless hard-sell perkiness of this mild comic drama.
March 31, 2017
A golden example of what can go wrong when a coming-of-age story shares the same insecurities as its lead character.
March 31, 2017
As the title character, Bel Powley is so enormously compelling that she breathes life into Carrie's quirks and the story's contrivances.
March 30, 2017
Ms. Powley is a miracle worker.
March 29, 2017
In her directorial debut, Susan Johnson balances the character's haughty brilliance and aimless privilege with an underlying vulnerability.
September 19, 2016
A well-intentioned but imperfect young-adult-skewing comedy-drama.
September 19, 2016
This is, ultimately, a very happy and upbeat film, and one with a very clear moral center.
September 11, 2016
This is awfully soft stuff, its navel-gazing protagonist not nearly as unusual or delightful as we're meant to think despite the high IQ she can't stop referencing.