Reviews

Sep 3, 2021
A really endearing drama that still delivers plenty of laughs.
Aug 12, 2021
Tremendously out of step with the current moment.
Jun 24, 2021
"Irresistible" is the insightful, laugh-out-loud comedy we needed during this election year. Putting into perspective what is truly important in any leadership role.
Jun 10, 2021
Though at times the narrative opposition is uneven, and the tension sometimes feels forced, the intent is solid.
Mar 13, 2021
Irresistible is far too happy to coast on stereotypes of supposed Democratic and Republican party supporter traits, and for far too long.
Feb 28, 2021
The problem is Irresistible can be a clunky political critique, one that struggles to maintain its momentum and to establish a consistent tone. It's fast, it's slow. It's sarcastic; it's earnest.
Feb 24, 2021
...something of a time-waster, with an absurd 'money-solves-everything' motif...
Feb 21, 2021
This zingy satire is so perfectly, beautifully Jon Stewart: big and brash, raging with fury at the state of American politics but also underlain with hope that it might be changed for the better.
Feb 5, 2021
Irresistible is an entertaining film in fits and starts, but Stewart doesn't find his storytelling groove until the very end. By that point, many viewers may have already given up.
Jan 29, 2021
Doesn't exactly blaze new ideological ground but the as a reminder of why the political system is twisted and broken, it's a timely tale.
Jan 27, 2021
Missing Jon Stewart's commentary won't save this film for you.
Nov 27, 2020
The intent is timely and noble and there is a third-act twist that makes it almost worthwhile.
Oct 29, 2020
Irresistible represents a missed opportunity to show the world something new when it comes to dirty politics.
Oct 16, 2020
It's plain all along that Stewart has little interest in his characters and their troubles except as a means for him to score didactic points, primarily about the evils of unrestricted campaign financing.
Oct 14, 2020
A sly, consistently witty affair that wisely doesn't exactly choose a political side to skewer; let's call it a comedy for equal opportunists.
Sep 24, 2020
The movie has its funny moments, but the messaging is super overstated and the premise ends up being fairly simplistic.
Sep 4, 2020
Does the media spend too much time framing stories as strictly binary narratives? Sure. Could we have gotten that message in a more straightforward way? Almost certainly.
Sep 3, 2020
If you're wondering what sets this film apart from its satirical peers, it's the confidence its filmmaker has in his audience.
Aug 31, 2020
The more grotesque the film tries to be, the worse off it is. [Full Review in Spanish]
Aug 28, 2020
Given the opportunities for satirical complexities, Irresistible is disappointingly plain.