The Hollars Reviews

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September 10, 2020
It sure is all familiar yet it all resonates with such emotional honesty that you're unlikely to care that you've been down this cinematic road before.
June 9, 2020
Martindale deftly pulls off the trick of stealing a whole movie from an all-star ensemble.
August 22, 2018
"The Hollars" doesn't aspire to be anything it's not, and although this makes it predictable, Krasinski does a good job giving the movie its own persona and charisma to make it worth checking out.
March 22, 2017
With a certain hint of dark comedy, Jim Strouse's script talks about the economic crisis, small business's problems and the return of the forty-year-old to home. [Full review in Spanish]
March 17, 2017
Fun situations and dialogues are scarce and dramatic moments become trivialized until they're deprived of any capacity to move. [Full review in Spanish]
March 14, 2017
The director manages to give the film that fair dose of sentimentalism and a cute sense of humor without being cheesy, all thanks to a perfect cast of actors. [Full review in Spanish]
October 5, 2016
The Hollars is a great little indie that really has it all.
September 26, 2016
An uplifting dramedy that reveals how disappointment can be a spiritual teacher.
September 23, 2016
The Hollars" follows a very predictable storyline but the journey is made far more interesting by a first-rate cast.
September 22, 2016
rasinski is sort of a low-grade Jimmy Stewart as a comic/dramatic actor. He's also, obviously now, a director other actors are delighted to work for.
September 21, 2016
There are lots of nice moments and the cast is charming.
September 21, 2016
Krasinski is not a bad storyteller. His movie is charming and light most of the time but heavy when needed. And most of the time it's even somewhat realistic.
September 21, 2016
You won't find any fairy tale endings in the world of "The Hollars." But sometimes a well-written movie with a talented ensemble cast that clicks is its own little miracle. The Hollars has that kind of magic.
September 16, 2016
The Hollars is no towering drama blazing new trails in the art of film. It's just a nice, decent little movie about essentially nice, decent people.
September 16, 2016
'The Hollars' is one of those movies that is conventional as all get-out, but earns every tear that it jerks and actually manages to feel honest and authentic thanks mostly to its outstanding cast.
September 15, 2016
Margo Martindale is a national treasure. She has the best comedic moments and the best dramatic ones in this movie.
September 13, 2016
Krasinski finds humor in the obvious, and keeps the sitcom squishness to a minimum, even if "The Hollars" are nothing to shout about.
September 8, 2016
Krasinski's sophomore effort is a compelling and kind-hearted, albeit familiar, tale about returning home.
September 6, 2016
If you liked TV's Parenthood, you'll like John Krasinski's well-played, enjoyable if also predictable, frequently familiar family dramedy The Hollars.
September 1, 2016
Jenkins and Martindale, both old hands at this sort of "dramedy" material, come through for Krasinski as the story darkens in the second half.
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