Sorry to Bother You Reviews

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March 3, 2020
There's at least three different films smashed together here, and if taking things a little slower might have given some of the ideas room to breathe, it's this film's breathless energy that helps get the others over the line
February 13, 2020
Sharp, vivid, often uncomfortable, but frequently hilarious, SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is a bold and distinctive vision that is rightly nowhere near as apologetic as the title.
January 17, 2020
It's probably impossible to make a film that captures 2018's insane zeitgeist, but Boots Riley has come uncomfortably close.
December 28, 2019
It's not an easy watch, but it is memorable and compelling -- the rare film that comments on the peculiar details of a historical moment while we are still going through it and makes all too clear sense of it.
November 22, 2019
You never stop rooting for Cassius, even when he's lured into making poor choices. And just when you think it can't get any weirder, it does.
November 8, 2019
Combining science-fiction, comedy and politics amid the dull world of telemarketing, Sorry to Bother You is chaotic, creative and needs to be seen to be believed.
October 17, 2019
What a treat for audiences who love to see original, fearless filmmaking.
September 10, 2019
Sorry to Bother You is as much a character-driven story about the gentrification of Oakland -- and the Bay Area writ large -- as it is an absurdist anti-capitalist fable.
August 29, 2019
It's an unapologetically radical film - and a film that understands how the narrative structure of most Hollywood films is deliberately designed to exclude radicalism.
August 2, 2019
Sorry to Bother You is overwhelming, mesmerizing, confusing, terrifying, and perhaps, almost too smart for its own good.
July 18, 2019
An outrageous and uncompromising assault on capitalism, consumerism, racism and other unpleasant -isms that have come to define these United States of America.
July 12, 2019
Sorry to Bother You is a worthwhile film with something to say and I'm sure it is being dissected and digested by film students in classrooms across the country.
June 18, 2019
Watching Sorry to Bother You is something like going to church and laughing as you realize how damned we all are.
June 5, 2019
Unhinged and ambitious, Sorry to Bother You is a future cult classic, and establishes Riley as a filmmaker to watch.
May 26, 2019
Sorry it isn't as good as you've heard.
May 6, 2019
Sorry to Bother You is unique, insane, and a riot from start to finish.
April 23, 2019
Sorry to Bother You is not perfect but it is pretty darn good, a brilliantly ambitious social satire that has the courage to say things about this society that need saying.
April 16, 2019
This wildly ambitious and outrageous satire really needs to be seen to be believed.
March 25, 2019
Though occasionally uneven, Riley's first directorial boasts effective world-building.
March 5, 2019
It's a blatantly handcrafted film that's overall obvious and muddles its message ... but skates by on its unique charm and earnest message (ultimately a more militant one, amen).
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