Hits Reviews

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November 19, 2018
Hits: a frequently funny but easy-prey satire about America's obsession with fame, displaying a small-screen sensibility that extends from its joke setups to its boxy visuals.
November 19, 2018
Plagued with uneven pacing and tone, "Hits" feels more like a rant.
November 19, 2018
Unfortunately, by the end, thanks to a misguided use of a few offensive slurs against gays and African Americans, the whole thing turns needlessly ugly, undermining the goodwill Cross had mustered.
February 12, 2015
David Cross, who also wrote the script, is content to come across like a grumpy old man. His comedy is one-note, furious, and fun-enough
February 12, 2015
[A] modest, focused directorial debut ...
February 12, 2015
While the film is well-intended and scores points for skewering disposable idolatry, it seems off the mark, murky, about its acerbic message.
June 11, 2019
Considerably well-written throughout, Hits' only fault lies in its lamentable withholding of some of the more substantial elements of its tongue-in-cheek narrative statement.
November 19, 2018
Hits misses the mark, but there's evidence he's capable of something great.
March 26, 2018
Looking back on this 2014 viral fame satire from the vantage point of 2018, it's still not a great comedy. But it is a prophetic one.
August 22, 2017
Cross's debut as a feature film writer/director focuses on this bleak social intersection, with encouraging (though discouraging) results.
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