My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea Reviews

March 29, 2019
Deadpan to a fault, with monotone line readings that feel unnaturally disconnected, a tone that lacks command and a story that feels feckless and bored.
January 26, 2018
Aiming to be a synthesis of Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater, My Entire High School suffers from all of the issues that Anderson largely avoids.
September 11, 2017
Lots of the same shots are repeated over and over again, throughout the movie, as if the filmmakers were desperately trying to stretch things out to feature length.
May 26, 2017
While this little animated production does feature some creative highlights, its content makes it a tough endorsement at full ticket price.
May 18, 2017
Mumblecore meets 2-D animation in this handcrafted artifact that spends 75 strange minutes, sometimes amusingly, searching for an audience that might not really be there.
May 4, 2017
It exists as some kind of fantastical wish-fulfillment, in which the guy whom nobody likes ... gets to have all of his assumptions confirmed and his opinions justified.
April 27, 2017
Doesn't plumb the depths of adolescent emotions and high-school politics so much as skims the surface in a psychedelic dinghy.
April 24, 2017
The film is more for the fans of Dash Shaw. For the rest of any possible audience, My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea will be dismissed.
April 20, 2017
The story is strange seemingly for the sake of being strange, and Dash's sarcastic tone suggests that the whole thing is just a joke.
April 17, 2017
It's not like a trope-laden story registers as a high crime or anything, but there's little to recommend beyond the intermittent delights of the animation and the impassioned voice work.
September 12, 2016
The annoyance factor of "My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea" extends to the animation, which is remorselessly clever and original yet still oddly uninvolving; it's like being buried in a dump truck's worth of antic indie drollery.