Don't Think Twice Reviews

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March 16, 2017
The film is nicely structured, gently witty, and it boasts an excellent cast
December 29, 2016
A deeply sincere and literate coming-of-age tale.
August 25, 2016
It has more laughs than any big-studio comedy I've seen this year, but it's dead serious about the difficulty of creating something collectively in a world where everyone's chasing the spotlight.
August 11, 2016
The most biting comedy of the summer has nothing to do with talking pets.
August 5, 2016
Don't think twice, just see it.
August 4, 2016
Don't Think Twice does a nice job of satirizing this corner of the showbiz world. More than that, it's a celebration of improv, a uniquely American art form.
August 4, 2016
"Don't Think Twice" manages the neat trick of remaining sweet-natured while letting absolutely no one off the hook.
August 4, 2016
Paradoxically, "Don't Think Twice" feels both dramatically thin and overstuffed.
August 4, 2016
A smart, wistful and very funny movie in which six friends weather difficult times but ultimately realize that they do, indeed, have each other's back, for always.
August 4, 2016
A tiny gem, a delightful film as surprising as it is satisfying.
August 4, 2016
This sketch of a group of co-workers coming together and potentially falling apart is at once a knowing glimpse into dashed dreams and a skillful portrait of fraying adult friendships.
August 3, 2016
There are many moments that don't ring true from a narrative standpoint, but they don't detract from the message: Improv is beautiful, difficult, delicate and fleeting, and its practitioners suffer for their art.
July 29, 2016
'Don't Think Twice' does a beautiful job exploring the myriad ways that comedians exploit their own tragic circumstances to score meaningful laughs.
July 28, 2016
It's an ensemble film in the truest sense, one that gives each of its well-drawn, interdependent characters their due. Think "The Big Chill" without the college history.
July 28, 2016
It's a movie that fleshes out the people who entertain us, not with bemusement like a Christopher Guest mockumentary, but with compassion.
July 28, 2016
"Don't Think Twice" is a genuinely charming comedy about real people challenging themselves to create new realities for laughs and a little truth, one made-up scene at a time.
July 22, 2016
Birbiglia, a filmmaking talent to watch, lays out the joy, pain, anger, and aching doubt that go into letting an audience in on the joke. You'll laugh till it hurts.
July 22, 2016
Don't Think Twice is hilarious, yes, but it's also thoughtful and sad and sweet. Birbiglia knows how to communicate those things, too.
July 21, 2016
Rarely does contemporary cinema so bluntly (and accurately) depict envy in its most insidious iteration. It's about the vexing confluence of emotions upon seeing their friends excel while they stagnate, a toxic amalgamation of happiness and jealousy.
July 21, 2016
Don't Think Twice isn't all envy and self-doubt; Birbiglia has also crafted a love letter to improv, capturing the tempestuous and unforgiving art form in a way that only an insider could.
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