Oct 26, 2021
The only work of fiction made thus far about this issue that has managed to address it with the complexity it deserves. [Full review in Spanish]
Sep 30, 2021
Since "Ozark" we've witnessed the incredible power of Julia Garner, but this is her tour de force. A movie that generates such anger in the terror of normalizing abuse.
Sep 24, 2021
A movie that unfolds in a chilling ethical vacuum that says more about the #MeToo movement than you wish to know.
Sep 13, 2021
The predator of the film is never seen, but holds power over the lead character like a malevolent dictator. The perfect look at current operations and abuses in the film indistry.
Sep 1, 2021
A MeToo drama is designed as a statement, a narrative of conflict and comeuppance. But The Assistant is constructed as more of an answer.
Aug 19, 2021
An overworked and likely emotionally abused assistant going about a full day of work, beginning with her trip into the office and ceasing on her exit.
Jun 25, 2021
Julia Garner's performance in The Assistant is a masterful showcase of quiet containment.
Apr 13, 2021
A hum-drum office that contains all that is sinister in the world within its walls, anchored by one, specific scene of sharp dialogue where plenty is said, without actually being said. Perfect.
Mar 23, 2021
The film pulls us tightly into the perspective of Julia Garner's eponymous assistant, someone who is not able to be louche and charming and witty, because to do so would end her career.
Mar 13, 2021
Like a suspenseful horror film, Green doesn't reveal the monster in the light of day, but his presence and influence are always felt.
Feb 24, 2021
The Assistant is Julia Garner... only because of her [the film] would deserve the five stars. [Full review in Spanish]
Feb 17, 2021
The Assistant is compelling, and a clarion call for others to hold people in authority accountable for their actions.
Feb 16, 2021
...a quiet, restrained condemnation of the kind of male behaviour which still provides a huge hurdle to any notions of workplace equality...
Feb 12, 2021
The Assistant is a searing portrait of the Weinstein power dynamic. But its strength is that it could be any exploitative workplace.
Feb 7, 2021
Whatever connections we choose to make, this could be any office, anywhere.
Feb 7, 2021
"The Assistant" is a stealth bomb of a movie: It barely makes a noise but it leaves a crater in your heart.
Feb 7, 2021
Although the film addresses #MeToo, it's also a thoughtful study of power and complicity, as well as what people will do to get ahead in a cutthroat industry.
Jan 30, 2021
Based on hundreds of interviews with real-life assistants, this is more than just a movie, it is a timely document of abuse of power and complicity.