Labor Day Reviews

March 18, 2014
If you have even the tiniest cynical bone in your body, avoid. You'll find Labor Day more sugary than a cronut.
February 1, 2014
Jason Reitman forgot the tapioca.
February 1, 2014
"Labor" isn't just a word in the title of Jason Reitman's new film, it's a description of what it feels like to sit through the movie.
January 31, 2014
The story unfolds with an earnestness so implacable that on the rare occasions when a bit of humor sneaks into the proceedings it feels like an uninvited party guest.
January 31, 2014
Engagingly sappy.
January 31, 2014
Nothing against Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin and director Jason Reitman - top talents all - but my goodwill drowned while trying to swallow this treacly cocktail of romantic swill.
June 7, 2019
Labor Day is still a solid, emotive and absorbing drama, albeit one that is ultimately unremarkable.
March 6, 2019
This works is also down to Winslet and Brolin. They certainly share smoldering chemistry, which helps no end, but they also add depth and meaning to roles which in others' hands could have easily been flat.
February 5, 2019
The romance, while ridiculous, can probably scratch the itch of sappy people who don't know any better.
November 3, 2018
You can't focus on the story, the actors, the acting, the chemistry or the dialogue. It's like there's no safe place to rest your eyes.