Human Capital Reviews

September 27, 2019
While the cast offers exceptionally functional performances, the messy structure and the careless script fail to bring the characters to life. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 15, 2019
While the stacked cast deliver exceptionally strong performances, the messy structure and sloppy screenplay can't bring a story with plenty of potential to life.
September 15, 2019
It's clear almost instantly that Human Capital's biggest problem is a pervasively, aggressively low-rent atmosphere...
September 13, 2019
Human Capital is made by its performances, but its performances expose how banal the structure and plot are at base ... There's something missing to elevate it beyond an entertaining, well-directed film about relatively unpleasant rich people.
September 11, 2019
The overlapping narratives drag the simple story out, making a relatively short 97 minute film feel like a bit of a slog.
September 11, 2019
Human Capital is a drama that aims high - tackling risk, desire and secrets, using a narrative device that splits the story into three chapters with new POVs - but it leaves too many threads and characters unexplored.
September 8, 2019
The type of middling, middlebrow mediocrity that strives to be about capital-I Ideas but approaches them with the savoir-faire of a toddler.
September 7, 2019
Human Capital is a human interest drama without much interest.
September 7, 2019
To no avail, Myers fashions the narrative as a piece of high art, revealing sides of our social complexes that go unnoticed. Not without intrigue, there still isn't enough social commentary to warrant its existence.