The Farewell Reviews

September 18, 2019
The film could have had wit, attitude, poignancy, style - or any single one of the four. Instead it slithers along, shallow and soapy.
August 20, 2019
...the filmmaker delivers an often excessively subdued drama that contains few wholeheartedly compelling or emotional sequences...
July 31, 2019
The Farewell began as a entry in This American Life, and it might have fit pretty well there, in a tight space with words as the prevailing medium. It just does not stretch well to an hour and 40 minutes on a big screen.