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In Your Eyes Reviews

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June 18, 2016
It's the kind of total miscalculation that can only be cooked up by a writer of real skill and passion, going all in on a spectacularly bad idea.
June 6, 2016
In Your Eyes manages to make a grounded, effective and honestly moving romance out of a premise that on it's face seems self-consciously novel.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 16, 2014
[A] disposable but not entirely unlikable confection that feels like a first-timer's passion project and not the work of an A-list writer of Whedon's stature.
May 1, 2014
A nice first step into Whedon's attempt to site his big-budget fantastical ideas into a smaller, more personal film.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 28, 2014
It feels more like Nicholas Sparks than Joss Whedon.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 25, 2014
For those unshackled by brittle cynicism and willing to play in an imaginary realm far cuter than anything Joss Whedon has come up with before, then In Your Eyes will be a warmhearted delight.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 25, 2014
Whedon is beloved for his work in genre film and television ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), but he excels here with a more intimate story.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 25, 2014
Think of it as a rom-com version of The Shining, or Nicholas Sparks on a macro-budget.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 25, 2014
It's a bit padded, and the ending is trite, but In Your Eyes is a sweetly realized and moving fantasy romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 24, 2014
The setup never really matures beyond a sentimental teenage fantasy with a TV-caliber climax tacked on ...
April 24, 2014
It's missing Whedon's trademark zing, but fans who savored the sappier aspects of "Buffy" and "Angel" may find it swoon-worthy.
April 24, 2014
At its frequent best ... it provides a potent metaphor for a life-changing relationship, cleverly literalizing the way a new romantic connection can feel like a voice in your head that you never want to stop hearing.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 23, 2014
It almost seems like a failed TV pilot where they were planning to tell some really cool stories in the first season, but they never ended up writing those episodes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
April 23, 2014
It has the perfect balance of humour and tenderness, with just a dash of danger and even melodrama on the side.
April 22, 2014
In Your Eyes isn't a terrible film, it's just familiar, unchallenging, and generic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 22, 2014
Joss Whedon wrote and produced a sweet little supernatural romance for your geeky pleasure, and you don't even have to pirate it: he released it instantly on Vimeo.
April 21, 2014
A radiant romantic fantasy.
April 21, 2014
It's not a rousing success, but as a lightweight sketch drawn out to uneven feature-length, it manages to deliver a minor entry in the Whedon canon by keeping its most insightful character-driven ingredients intact.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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