Mistress America Reviews

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October 11, 2017
Baumbach has an eye out for the self-rationalizing machinations of creative types; it's funny, but also bitter.
October 23, 2015
Noah Baumbach is one of those successful directors who's obsessed with failure.
October 14, 2015
The difference between a good screwball comedy and a great one is that you care about the screwballs, and in that sense, Mistress America is great indeed.
September 3, 2015
Mistress America isn't a deep psychological examination of women's friendships. First and foremost, it's a comedy, and it's simply hilarious.
August 28, 2015
"Mistress America" is comedy at its best - thoughtful and real while consistently riotous.
August 28, 2015
Despite clocking in at a skinny 84 minutes, Mistress America overstays its welcome.
May 4, 2019
Mistress America is far less cynical than While We're Young, yet it's hilarity, piquant catty rivalry, and Brooke's straight-talking outer shell poignantly give way to some extremely sad observations.
May 2, 2019
Filled with heart-warming moments, combined with a witty script, and a great cast, the film is one of Baumbach's more light-hearted outings and he and Gerwig make it work.
March 8, 2019
[Greta] Gerwig has, with [Noah] Baumbach, written a role that she was born to play: her slightly spacy delivery serves as a disguise for Brooke's razor-sharp observations.
March 7, 2019
This is one of the funniest films Baumbach's ever made, and the hope is that Gerwig adopts some of Brooke's can-do spirit and churns out more movies like this for us to feast upon.
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