Mistress America Reviews

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.
August 27, 2015
Mistress America is not a new comic-book movie, although Greta Gerwig, who stars, has a kind of stand-tall, hands-on-hips superhero vibe about her.
August 27, 2015
A winning, slightly screwball investigation of the fraught relationship between writer and subject, or maybe artist and muse, or maybe both.
August 27, 2015
Gerwig pulls off an incredible trick: Somehow, she makes an inherently unlikable character, likable. It's one of the year's most intriguing and unmissable performances, and it confirms that Gerwig is among the brightest talents on the cinema scene.
August 26, 2015
Astute, bittersweet, funny, and needed a better ending.