Small Time Reviews

August 30, 2019
Humdrum in every sense of the word, Surnow's film may indeed be a passion project made for his own enjoyment; unfortunately, it fails to be of particular interest to anyone else.
October 14, 2016
The feature film debut of veteran TV writer Joel Surnow, has little to offer and barely transcends. [Full review in Spanish]
October 14, 2016
This film combines comedy with melodrama resulting unconvincing and nothing exciting. [Full review in Spanish]
October 11, 2016
A film that runs out of gas while attempting to be minimally interesting. [Full review in Spanish]
April 21, 2014
Small Time plays out in plodding fashion that seems engineered to keep the audience at arms' length.
April 21, 2014
Coming-of-age drama delivers some laughs, but loses its way when things gets serious
April 20, 2014
Small Time is an appropriate title for this period piece dramedy, the type of film whose meandering tone and lack of stakes inform savvy viewers of the fact that it's 'inspired by true events' even without benefit of a credits title card.
April 18, 2014
Inert from the start, and presented with little emotional depth or weight, Small Time gets the car started but doesn't go anywhere interesting.
April 17, 2014
"Small Time" has its heart in the right place, but its screenplay's in serious need of a tuneup.
April 17, 2014
Surely a big-time Emmy winner like Surnow can do better.
April 16, 2014
The storytelling feels mechanical and contrived.