Nancy Reviews

February 26, 2019
It was flat and dull.
June 28, 2018
"Nancy" possesses an alert, tense sense of atmosphere, but it winds up being as glum and inert as the protagonist herself.
June 13, 2018
The Lynches story is compelling and grabs my empathy. Not so for Nancy.
June 7, 2018
What's left is a strange, sour tale that's neither origin mystery nor journey of self-discovery, but a vexing gesture toward damage and delusion that never permits us to peek under its broken heroine's hood.
June 2, 2018
There's vanity in its boutique art-film brand of hopelessness, which derives from an unearned fetishizing of "keeping it real."
January 26, 2018
Nancy is a weird drama centering around one couple reuniting with their adult daughter after she was kidnapped as a child.
January 23, 2018
Instead of exploring her actions, and the people they affect, Nancy's restraint keeps the film closed-off and grim, as muddy gray as the life she's aching to ditch.
January 22, 2018
The movie's refusal to ingratiate is admirable, even if you end up wondering whether it was worth all the doom and gloom.