Light of My life Reviews

August 17, 2019
... there's nothing new here to be remembered. Sadly, the promise of a thrilling story fades along the way.
August 14, 2019
Though "Light of My Life" is a well-filmed and occasionally brutally effective piece of work, Affleck dilutes the power of the story with too many self-indulgent, patience-testing scenes.
August 11, 2019
A slow-burning, atmospheric post-apocalyptic tale that's often lethargic, forgettable and underwhelming.
Top Critic
August 9, 2019
Another dour end-of-the-world epic that fails to live up to the sum of its parts.
August 8, 2019
Affleck's self-indulgence as a filmmaker is a little much...
August 8, 2019
The film is eventually too familiar, and its narrative too limited to justify its particularly obtuse explorations of gender.
August 7, 2019
It confuses length with profundity, and offers too little of interest to its audience while asking for too much emotional investment in return.
August 7, 2019
Uninspired and stretched as thin as it could possible go... Casey Affleck's father-daughter drama Light of My Life takes forever to go absolutely nowhere interesting.
February 20, 2019
Pitched as a story about a girl, Light Of My Life is only concerned with one man's saviour complex, a patriarch's journey to safeguard his daughter's virtue. Everything else is background noise.
February 10, 2019
Scene for scene, Affleck does a decent job of directing - his touch is soft, intimate, humane - but he has saddled himself with a script that isn't entirely there.