Mar 10, 2020
Unfortunately, some of its melancholy poignancy and sharp comedic observations don't always land as effectively as they could had Straight Up fluctuated between its highs and lows as it tends to percolate on mania.
Feb 27, 2020
The movie comes across as a rush of bouncy one-liners and arch formal conceits. You never quite buy Todd and Rory as flesh-and-blood people who could have conversations that don't sound rehearsed.