Hits Reviews

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.
February 12, 2015
The satire of self-satisfied, opportunistic Brooklynites is cutting, but it lacks the humanity afforded the upstate characters, and quickly repeats itself, seemingly by design.
February 11, 2015
All the low-hum, behavioral buffoonery gets a bit tedious.
October 5, 2014
In the end, the effort of sussing out this satire's attitude seems silly for the fact that its jokes just aren't funny enough.