Rogers Park Reviews

February 28, 2019
Rogers Park shines. It doesn't just reference places and familiar sights, it anchors them with heartfelt, naturalistic performances from its two couples.
October 22, 2018
The challenges thrown at the couples in the film, often of their own making, have just as much power to make them stronger as it does to weaken them and "Rogers Park" rivetingly rides the waves of emotion.
April 26, 2018
Writer Carlos Treviño deftly crafts a compelling relationship drama out of what might have seemed like banal catastrophes.
April 26, 2018
Rogers Park is a refreshing break from what's become the CGI norm. It's a movie with heart, about real people, real issues, and very real pain.
April 26, 2018
The superb actors, given opportunities to go for broke, make each one count, and make the movie worth watching.
April 13, 2018
Rogers Park successfully captures a compelling slice of life where there are no clear-cut heroes or villains, just normal everyday folks with some recognizably unlovely facets to their personalities.
April 5, 2018
This indie drama from director Kyle Henry largely works due to its authenticity in replicating real-world relationship challenges.
March 22, 2018
Rogers Park covers a lot of ground within a tight runtime, and Henry accomplishes this in part by using economical character development.
February 27, 2018
Though it may not travel far out of its North Side neighborhood, it's an ideal showcase for the four leads, who are given the latitude to create fully human characters.
February 23, 2018
It is a testament to the filmmakers and their superb cast that this story arc doesn't come across as mere trickery.
February 21, 2018
Rogers Park is poetic and lovely and muscular and unforgiving at the same time, much like the area itself and the city as a whole.
February 20, 2018
Taking advantage of blind casting, Rogers Park is a family affair that puts the spotlight on the Chicago neighborhood of the same name.
February 19, 2018
A fine script boasting confident direction that gets terrific mileage out of its diverse ensemble of independent actors, all while set against a Chicago backdrop, make Rogers Park worth checking out and pondering over after the credits roll
December 13, 2017
The sympathetic performances, understated direction, and thematic emphasis on lower-middle-class unhappiness all reminded me of British filmmaker Mike Leigh.