Downhill Reviews

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February 24, 2020
Allow me to save you some time and money: Force Majeure is streaming on Amazon Prime.
February 17, 2020
Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus do a fine job of playing up the mundane minutiae of couple life against a major, character-defining moment. You may see yourself in them; you'll definitely be glad you're not them.
February 16, 2020
The Stantons have no politics, no culture, no family background, no range of experience, no interests, no habits, no expressions, no style-no substance and no depth.
February 15, 2020
Don't blame the actors for the film's failure, though. It isn't their fault that the dialogue is boring, or that things move at a ski lift pace, or that the movie goes on and on and on and on and on, much like this sentence.
February 15, 2020
It's a watered-down version of the original, but it's still pretty good: neither wise nor profound, yet sometimes smart and with sharp elbows - especially if you have nothing with which to compare it.
February 15, 2020
Basically they took Force Majeure -- which was excellent -- and they drained it of everything that made it interesting.
Top Critic
February 15, 2020
Downhill too often plays like a cringe comedy that's all cringe. It's not just uncomfortable; it's unpleasant.
February 15, 2020
It validates a saying that I have: don't remake the good movies, remake the bad movies that had a great concept.
February 15, 2020
I feel like if Force Majeure had never existed, we'd really enjoy this movie for what it is.
February 14, 2020
Despite the best efforts of stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell, remake of Force Majeure isn't nearly as entertaining.
Top Critic
February 14, 2020
Downhill is a perfect example of a bad film that doesn't have a clue about what kind of movie it wants to be.
February 14, 2020
All it does, really, is make one marvel at how a project that must have looked promising on paper can quickly careen downward -- like an avalanche, only here, in slow motion.
February 14, 2020
It all adds up to a decent movie - one that, for those in the know, stands in the shadow of a better one.
February 13, 2020
When the best thing about a movie is the title, that's never a good sign. It's all downhill from there? Exactly, and that's the case with "Downhill."
February 13, 2020
An uneven but intriguing movie that pushes its two stars slightly outside their comfort zones.
February 13, 2020
Morality is presented as a black-and-white affair in "Downhill," and it's difficult to empathize with this family of privileged creeps.
February 13, 2020
This dreary and disconcertingly unfunny Hollywood knockoff of Sweden's brilliant Force Majeure wastes the talents of Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus and leaves you feeling nothing.
February 13, 2020
I cannot in good conscience recommend buying a ticket to see it when Force Majeure is easily available to rent.
February 13, 2020
As an attempt to scale the craggy heights of a marriage in crisis, Downhill may be more bunny slope than black diamond - a force mineure, but still worth the trip.
February 13, 2020
"Downhill" is a vacation-gone-wrong comedy that lives up to its ill-advised title.
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