Sep 14, 2020
Doremus reportedly gave his cast the fundamentals of the story and they, in turn, created improvised dialogue to flesh it out.
May 26, 2020
The film, for the most part, is quiet, intimate, and willing to reach for an emotional authenticity that could leave everyone involved looking rather silly.
Jan 17, 2020
Like Crazy is a love story told from the heart that melts like cotton candy on your tongue.
Jan 27, 2019
A beautifully rendered film, with imaginative editing, spectacular cinematography and two charming, naturalistic performances from Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin.
Dec 13, 2018
When working with the stunted and embarrassingly simplistic dialogue, neither actor is able to inject any life into the mundane prose they're given.
Nov 10, 2018
A regrettable one night stand, I could see, but they dive unhesitatingly into serious monogamous relationships with other people during their separation. That's not the true love I remember.
Aug 14, 2018
Not without faults, but it's through sheer tenacity, candor and the air of authenticity Doremus, Jones and Yelchin are able to establish that it can differentiate itself from other films of its ilk.
Oct 23, 2017
Writer/director Drake Doremus... pulls very good performances from a young cast...
May 3, 2015
I hated, hated, hated these people and despise writer-director Drake Doremous for wasting a brutally overlong 89 minutes of my life with them.
Nov 5, 2013
I'll admit that my heart broke a little by film's end, as the camera rested on Yelchin and Jones's faraway looks and Stars' sublime "Dead Hearts" flooded the soundtrack.
Jun 30, 2013
A well-made film with two strong leads that never fully appreciates the romance at its core.
Oct 24, 2012
"Are you a romantic or a realist? Like Crazy is the rare romantic drama made for both."
Sep 18, 2012
The performances from Yelchin and Jones are admirable, but they just don't have much to work with as their characters are underwritten and underdeveloped.
Sep 15, 2012
Like Crazy manages to capture the elusive whimsy of first love, only to beat it to death with a tedious on again/off again love story and two main characters obstinately selfish and mundane.
Mar 9, 2012
This likeable low budget American indi is kept fresh by Yelchin and Jones who are endearing as the star-crossed lovers.
Feb 25, 2012
It's more like a series of sentimental greeting cards suitable at differing stages of a relationship, from sparkling first love to broken relationship to marriage and out of it ... The screenplay is rather formless and for the most part, tedious.