Mr. Roosevelt Reviews

September 25, 2018
Wells limns an authentic portrait of a rapidly gentrifying city, down to the thirtysomething cohorts of loafers and tech yuppies who vie for the same turf.
January 5, 2018
Wells is a talent as a storyteller and as a director with a nice visual touch, and as a screen presence. Emily is wonderful. We like spending time with them. (Noel and Emily, I mean.)
December 29, 2017
After brief stints on "SNL" and "Master of None," Nol Wells has found her true calling - as a filmmaker.
November 28, 2017
Mr. Roosevelt may be slight, but it's buoyed by Wells's self-deprecating humor.
November 21, 2017
Ms. Wells is appealing onscreen and is a smart writer.
November 17, 2017
The premise of Mr. Roosevelt is pretty slight, but it's filled with funny performances and biting snippets of social commentary.
November 16, 2017
Wells doesn't just focus on her laugh-out-loud funny performance or insightful script: she displays a real eye for the cinematic with shot-on-film visuals that elevate her movie and lavish attention on its Texas setting.
November 15, 2017
It's a reminder that the 21st century is going to be full of coming-of-age films about 30-year-olds, and it's compelling evidence that that might be alright.
October 26, 2017
Modest but funny, it makes a fine calling card for a performer deserving of bigger things.
March 14, 2017
Nothing here, from the premise to the plotting to the basic tone, is particularly novel, but the entire affair has a distinctive personality.