Some Girl(s) Reviews

August 22, 2019
Some Girl(s) makes good on the implications of its tagline, "It's not you, it's him."
August 11, 2016
This acerbic wit and fearless desire to distort our worst features into our most prevalent ones are why Neil LaBute is an auteur of note.
August 11, 2014
LaBute's writing is quick and sharp, as usual.
May 19, 2014
Penned by the incomparable Neil LaBute, Some Girl(s) is theatrical and contrived; to some, it might achieve some rather off-putting extremes of hyper-reality.
August 19, 2013
Adam Brody keeps the unnamed protagonist distant, strangely blank, as if part of his problem is his lack of any real personality of his own, prompting him to parasitise the charismatic women he meets and try to substitute scandalous behaviour for depth.
July 25, 2013
Neil LaBute adapts his bracingly astute play into a series of scenes that make us question how men and women ever come together to make a relationship work.
June 28, 2013
Neil LaBute may be the bravest writer currently working in motion pictures because he writes male characters who are undeniably loathsome.
June 27, 2013
Some Girl(s) is engaging because of the fierce, uncompromising nature of the dialogue, as well as the first-rate performances.
June 27, 2013
Loaded with dark thoughts and agitation, making an excellent transition to the big screen courtesy of director Daisy von Scherler Mayer, who confidently retains LaBute's acid splash.
June 27, 2013
The deft and merciless director sides with the girls, and to stack the deck she's hired five tremendous actresses who thrill to tear poor Brody apart
June 25, 2013
It doesn't take pattern-recognition software to catch some shared, troubling concerns here. But the charitable viewer will remember that ugly themes aren't necessarily a thesis.
June 25, 2013
Draws much of its modest power from the notion that other people's romantic relationships are even more baffling than our own.
June 24, 2013
A classy and beautifully performed screen adaptation of Neil LaBute's stage play, Some Girl(s) is an astute and provocative drama about the perils of relationships and messy breakups in particular.
June 24, 2013
Adam Brody strikes a deft balance of purposeful sincerity and sociopathic self-justification in the lead role.
June 16, 2013
Trademark Neil Labute...
June 16, 2013
Even this lesser LaBute offers a nice twist to his characteristically stinging dissection of man's inhumanity to man--and especially woman.
May 29, 2013
It's minor LaBute, but nonetheless short and bittersweet.