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Her Reviews

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon
July 14, 2016
Jonze's film is a quietly unsettling and impressive accomplishment, one that makes us believe its protagonists are in love despite the fact they can never be together.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nick Newman
The Film Stage
June 22, 2016
Her is among the more pleasurable, immediately satisfying, and appreciably ambivalent of techno-love tales.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jason Bailey
Flavorwire
June 18, 2016
One half of the relationship at the center of 'Her' may lack a physical form, but it is nonetheless a film about the universality of romance: its longing, its intensity, and its transformative power - for the best, and the worst.
Kong Rithdee
Bangkok Post
May 10, 2016
Her is set in the future, but its genius is the fact that it's a love story of our times.
J. Olson
Cinemixtape
April 12, 2016
Spike Jonze has journeyed into a genuinely rare genre here - the sci-fi drama - and emerged as victorious as ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Emine Yildirim
Today's Zaman (Turkey)
February 29, 2016
This is an astoundingly written, directed and acted film that subtly infuses all its emotional and philosophical layers effortlessly and indiscreetly.
Georgia Morgan
Liverpool Echo
December 30, 2015
This intriguing romance takes a clever and sophisticated look at love in the modern world.
Mel Campbell
Junkee
November 9, 2015
I adored Her because it tells a story of technology using the DNA of a love affair: longing, flirtation, disappointment, delirious lust, contentment, jealousy, heartbreak and confusion.
Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook
October 8, 2015
While parts of it are hilarious just as one would expect, the rest of the film takes on a surprisingly somber tone.
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 14, 2015
It sticks to its premise and goes deeper and expands there.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Chris Stuckmann
ChrisStuckmann.com
April 23, 2015
The quasi-science fiction story of the film feels entirely possible, as Phoenix stares around him at passersby, all entranced with an electronic device in their hands.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
October 10, 2014
A provocatively-relevant film about how technology can make people dangerously introspective.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Austin Trunick
Under the Radar
August 18, 2014
Her explores fantastical ideas in ways we wish more films would: cerebrally, maturely, and non-reliant on action.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 11, 2014
Her is a winning discussion of the idealization of women and the possessive nature of monogamous relationships in a somewhat warmer fashion than Vertigo or Ruby Sparks while admitting that its a problem for both genders.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.0/10
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com
August 7, 2014
While intimacy and exclusivity are the core ideas being explored, very little is taboo...'Eliza,' you've come a long way, baby.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
Clayton Davis
AwardsCircuit.com
July 4, 2014
"Her" is the finest writing and directorial endeavor of Spike Jonze's career.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jason Best
Movie Talk
June 29, 2014
This quirky, clever, thought-provoking film is an all-too-credible prediction of the way humanity is heading, but is also sharply observant of the way we interact with technology, and each other, today.
Richard Knight
Windy City Times
June 28, 2014
A lyrical, deeply felt movie with a surprisingly gentle spirit.
Melissa Anderson
Artforum
May 22, 2014
Phoenix's performance is imbued with such genuine heartsickness that Theodore's musings on why his marriage fell apart ring of piercing, real-life regret, not break-up bromides.
Rebecca Cusey
Patheos
May 16, 2014
'Her' reduces love to a purely intellectual pursuit. The body is oddly irrelevant, the soul absent, reproduction abandoned. The result is dehumanizing. And yet fascinating.
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