Poms Reviews

May 14, 2019
Director Zara Hayes, to her credit, mixes some dark humor and blistering social commentary into this otherwise frothy cocktail of pratfalls and platitudes.
May 13, 2019
Why worry about dying when you can spend your time dancing? Although "Poms" is an imperfect package, one can't help but take the message to heart.
May 10, 2019
The main cast does far better than the script in conveying both a sense of sisterhood, and the exquisite poignancy of the friendships that bloom as the end of life approaches.
May 9, 2019
Look, films need conflict, otherwise there's nothing for the characters to do. "Poms" never comes up with anything worthwhile to fight against, let alone cheer.
Top Critic
May 9, 2019
Even by the elastic standards of mass-market escapist trifles the creators of POMS might consider the challenges of growing old and confronting death without infantilizing both characters and audience.
Top Critic
May 9, 2019
It's all as predictable as it is preposterous.
May 9, 2019
I can't necessarily recommend the movie, and yet I'm rooting for it this weekend.
May 9, 2019
"Poms" is an embarrassment.
May 9, 2019
The first narrative feature from documentarian Zara Hayes, who wrote the script with Shane Atkinson, making his feature debut. Neither have much background in comedy, and it shows.
May 9, 2019
It's uneven at times and hits a few too many clichés for my taste, but if my preview audience was any indication, the movie's still pretty effective.