Kelly & Cal Reviews

July 17, 2020
If it weren't for Juliette Lewis' strong central performance, there wouldn't be much else here to recommend ... See it for yourself, or don't.
March 12, 2019
A film with real distribution, directed by a woman as well as written by one is a rare enough occurrence that I wish I didn't have to point out all that's wrong with Kelly & Cal.
September 26, 2014
It's difficult to be fully invested in the Big Emotional Developments of the final act.
September 5, 2014
This is essentially Juliette Lewis' vehicle - a movie to remind you of how filmmakers have largely left untapped her subtle gifts.
September 5, 2014
The film is mostly proof that changing the gender and details in a premise doesn't do much good if the presentation is conventional in nearly every other way.
September 4, 2014
This uneven directorial debut from Jen McGowan is notable mostly for a nicely understated turn from Juliette Lewis.
September 3, 2014
The film drifts into boilerplate paces.
September 2, 2014
While anchored by the aforementioned strong performances, too many unsurprising or banal plot clichs are abused.
September 1, 2014
A romantic drama complicated by a stroller and a wheelchair, and its first mistake is in assuming some kind of equity between the two vehicles.
August 18, 2014
The presence of [Juliette] Lewis makes it feel like a bigger, more important movie than it would've without her