Sleepwalk With Me Reviews

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February 27, 2019
Sleepwalk [With Me] takes familiar material and twists it slightly, bringing new themes into focus even as it relies heavily on [Mike] Birbiglia's tales of screwy gigs, stoic audiences and downright dangerous sleepwalking episodes.
December 21, 2018
Birbiglia's genius is in finding it in all-too-real situations -- and then going further and teaching us something about them while we laugh at his (and, hence, our own) foibles.
October 18, 2018
The narrative of the struggling comedian on the road is the one Sleepwalk with Me gets right.
August 30, 2018
Uses a flawed but engaging personality to tell an awkward rake's progress.
October 23, 2017
It's the funniest movie you'll see this year, and easily one of the best.
June 10, 2016
A good-natured walk on the mild side, as fondly remembered as a pleasant dream.
August 17, 2014
Rarely these days do you come across a comedy so wholly warm-hearted.
November 8, 2013
This self-deprecating comedy would make both Larry David and Louis C.K. proud,
July 17, 2013
Birbiglia humbly finds gold in his unassuming story.
May 3, 2013
The mix of broad laughs and excruciating truths makes for a highly watchable and intuitive experience.
May 1, 2013
A riotous breakthrough for Mike Birbiglia, whose humanist comedy says a lot about modern relationships that many of us won't be prepared to admit.
April 14, 2013
Walking a fine line between darkly compassionate comedy, biting reality, striking low-budget fantasy and harsh psychological honesty, this modest but most disarming offering from funnyman Birbiglia is one of those pics that unexpectedly grows on you.
April 12, 2013
Though the sleep-walking episodes are funny, it's the way Mike Birbiglia captures the pains of performing comedy to tiny rooms that really fly.
April 10, 2013
As entertaining as the movie can be, it's the smaller, more poignant material in between the big laughs that makes the final product so charming.
April 7, 2013
It takes a while to find its feet but Sleepwalk With Me develops into an interesting film about an interesting person.
April 4, 2013
...just like the most memorable stand-up routines, there's a twinge of tragedy and pathos in the mix that make the laughs linger and the story stick.
April 3, 2013
Really, this film lives or dies on the charm of its protagonist. Luckily, Birbiglia is very charming indeed.
April 1, 2013
Sleepwalk With Me is implausibly appealing. The idea of someone not liking this picture is implausible. It would be without plause.
March 29, 2013
Based on an off-Broadway play and novel, the humour is cumulative, emanating from the characters and situations and resulting in a bubbling feel-good snapshot of life from the view point of an aspiring comic with an oddball slant on things
January 22, 2013
A film that expertly paddles through the complicated subconscious and repressed feelings of a faltering comedian
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