Frances Ha Reviews

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January 6, 2014
One of the happiest sights you'll see all summer is a montage of Gerwig running and twirling across Chinatown with David Bowie's "Modern Love" on the soundtrack.
December 11, 2013
As Frances literally dances her way through the streets of New York, you can't help smiling and knowing she will be OK. She will figure out how to be the adult she was meant to be.
December 11, 2013
Few films top Woody Allen's Manhattan for capturing New York City's blend of rapture and apprehension. Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha comes close.
December 11, 2013
Writing with Gerwig, Baumbach has created a fey, sneakily charming generational touchstone on a par with Annie Hall and his own Gen Y col-grad comedy Kicking and Screaming.
July 23, 2013
In your twenties you decide on the final version of you. Sophie is working on it; Frances is stuck in her crazy, clueless, can't-pay-the-rent stage.
June 21, 2013
It's a tribute to Gerwig's performance, somehow both clumsy and elegant, that she wins us over despite ourselves, that we come to appreciate her aimlessness in a goal-oriented society ...
March 2, 2019
If you don't cringe several times during the dinner party scene, you are not human.
February 26, 2019
Frances Ha is a funny, sympathetic, perfect take on the golden age for not feeling golden about your life.
February 26, 2019
A film that both of its co-creators can be incredibly proud of, Baumbach's Frances Ha has aligned two of America's most promising independent talents and created perhaps one of the most endearing and affable efforts to have emerged over recent years.
December 9, 2018
A dramatically more nuanced and studied work than might initially seem apparent.
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