Humor Me Reviews

July 20, 2019
As flat as day-old cream soda.
July 31, 2018
Ultimately, the lightness and sincerity brought to Humor Me makes it worth catching.
May 8, 2018
This isn't the kind of film that you see for the spectacle, nor is it one you see for its ability to engage the brain significantly. It's an easy, 93-minute viewing experience. One that's more suitable for VOD platforms.
January 22, 2018
There is no punchline to this joke, just a great big question mark. Because it's confounding that anyone is still writing a movie like Humor Me, let alone wrangling uber-talented superstars like Clement and Gould into starring in it.
January 18, 2018
"Humor Me" will humor you - and then some.
January 13, 2018
"Humor Me" manages to earn its audience's indulgence, if never its full affection.
January 12, 2018
There's no shortage of movies about male sad-sacks who are stuck in a rut, but this one, though predictable, is mildly funny and warmly likable thanks to fine casting and sympathetic performances.
January 12, 2018
The execution of the material appears to be just a bit too lacking to serve the purpose of a full-length film.
January 12, 2018
The kind of lame, unimaginative comedy that constantly takes cheap shots at elderly characters, and then turns on a dime and begs you to see the humanity in them.
January 11, 2018
The movie never gets too deep, which is half of its charm. The other half involves the low-key comic performances by a stellar cast ...
January 11, 2018
Hoffman secures success with the pairing of leads Clement and Gould, who pull off an itchy family dynamic with terrific timing, bringing heart and laughs to "Humor Me."
January 10, 2018
Innocuous, dated father-son comedy that manages against all odds to be mildly appealing.
January 10, 2018
Your parents would likely love it.
January 10, 2018
Clement channels his wry hangdog humor into a slightly more grounded performance than he often gives. His charm and absurdist tendencies help elevate Nate from a potentially self-centered man-child to a lost soul who is genuinely compelling.
January 8, 2018
Mild humor as a son tries to connect with his aging father.
January 7, 2018
Sam Hoffman respects his characters and evinces curiosity about their lives-and these qualities aren't to be taken for granted. But he isn't willing to disrupt his familiar and tightly structured plot.
December 15, 2017
Comic comfort food, ably brought off by Jemaine Clement and especially Elliott Gould
June 20, 2017
Performances are this movie's strong suit. Gould could use some better material, but he sketches his character deftly and demonstrates his professional savvy.