I'll See You in My Dreams Reviews

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October 11, 2017
When I see it again, as I plan to, I may find a moment or two to quibble with. If I do, I suspect they will be very minor.
February 12, 2016
Corny for certain, but very charming to boot.
February 9, 2016
Avoids the obvious, delivering a bittersweet observational drama which pulls the heartstrings.
June 7, 2015
[Danner is] clearly having a ball with this character.
June 4, 2015
A touching, funny and thoughtful film that trades in honesty rather than artifice.
June 4, 2015
I'll See You in My Dreams is delicate and nuanced, with writing that rejects, or at least reshapes, the cliches of movies about people facing the glare of their sunset years.
May 29, 2015
The film cleverly uses the conventions more typical of romantic comedies several decades its junior ...
May 28, 2015
Danner is probably the main reason to see the movie, and her screen presence is impressive; she's an actor who manages to bring gravitas to any role, and that includes her work in goofy things like Ben Stiller's Meet the Parents series.
May 28, 2015
Haley allows Danner to be exquisite as Carol, never rushing while allowing the actress to explore every nuance of her character. We casually fall in step with her, grateful to be there.
May 28, 2015
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is at once funny and poignant - and not just for moviegoers of a certain age.
May 22, 2015
An admirable take on the winter of discontent that may arrive toward the end... Admirable for its refusal (mostly) to go for broad comedy or easy sentiment, for its matter-of-factness and willingness to take its time with each conversation and situation.
May 21, 2015
A nuanced lead performance by Blythe Danner anchors this better-than-average entry in the growing subgenre of light dramas about Baby Boomers learning to enjoy retirement.
May 21, 2015
"I'll See You in My Dreams" may be the first movie since 1974's "Lovin' Molly" to put Danner at its center; the results are a minor revelation and a reminder of where the real acting talent in this family lies.
May 21, 2015
The drama serves as a pleasant reminder that no matter how old we get, we never really become experts at life. And who would want to? The fumbling is often the most interesting part.
May 21, 2015
"I'll See You in My Dreams" is a remarkably pleasant experience at the movies.
May 21, 2015
The actors are terrific. It's too bad, though, that co-writer, editor and director Brett Haley settles for so little.
May 20, 2015
There are three reasons to see I'll See You in My Dreams. Blythe Danner is Reason No. 1. She also happens to be Reasons Nos. 2 and 3.
May 20, 2015
By keeping sentimentality out, "I'll See You in My Dreams" leaves space for real emotion.
Top Critic
May 20, 2015
The tender magnetism of Blythe Danner turns an intelligent, sensitive story of love among the not so young into a work of art.
May 15, 2015
The breezy, tender moments between Blythe Danner and Sam Elliott, two great unsung troupers of American acting for 40 years, would make for a blissful short film.
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