Fireworks Reviews

July 4, 2018
It's a treat to see a film about young love where the young lovers aren't wise beyond their years; instead, they're prone to making stupid mistakes out of inexperience and perfectly understandable fear.
July 4, 2018
A strange little movie that attempts the tricky feat of combining comedy, drama, sci-fi and romance, but it doesn't get those individual elements right so it never coheres as a whole.
July 3, 2018
Fireworks is very much told from the male point of view, and Nazuna seldom rises above "free-spirited object of desire."
July 3, 2018
The unrealized potential makes the rote line style and stagnant backdrops seem all the blander.
November 15, 2017
From top to bottom, Fireworks is far too complicated, and frustratingly trite.
November 10, 2017
It's confusing and disorientating but brings back dreamy teen angst like the strongest of madeleines.
November 10, 2017
Sliding Doors and Groundhog Day are shoehorned into a dubious teen comedy...
October 6, 2017
Even at its most solid, the world sketched here has an unreality which is appealing in itself: the wind turbines spin much more quietly than you'd expect, and the grass beneath them is mysteriously still.