The Sound of Silence Reviews

September 26, 2019
It is stunted and meandering, barely filling out its 85 minutes.
September 20, 2019
Lucian is a man with a theory, desperate to extrapolate from what he knows is true to what it might imply, and if you've ever known such a man, you will likely appreciate Sarsgaard's performance
September 16, 2019
This is based on a short film and I wonder if it would have worked better as a short film, because it does feel very stretched out and elongated beyond what the central premise can sustain.
September 13, 2019
[An] ambitious, tonally intriguing comedic drama...
September 13, 2019
There are moments in which the movie seems to veer decidedly toward self-knowing comedy but never quite gets there, and then turns so sad as to be tragic... The lead performances, though, are compelling - both intelligent and vulnerable.
September 13, 2019
Sarsgaard finds an almost sensual serenity in the everyday gravity of his assuredness, even as the film gingerly weaves both a pensive quality and a deadpan wit.
September 12, 2019
"The Sound of Silence," anchored by a superbly modulated performance by the always intriguing Peter Sarsgaard, is fascinating, original and, yes, deeply resonant.
September 12, 2019
Art is supposed to help us see the world in novel ways. The Sound of Silence, in its quietly exhilarating manner, may make us hear it differently, too.
September 12, 2019
"The Sound of Silence" wants to be heard, but, in the end, doesn't have much to say.
September 9, 2019
An exciting idea and a cast with the flair to convey it go to waste in this overplotted, underdeveloped science-fiction mood piece.
March 8, 2019
"The Sound of Silence" is a deeply silly movie that takes itself incredibly seriously, and believe it or not, that's its great pleasure.
February 5, 2019
There are clearly some fascinating ideas embedded in [The Sound of Silence], but the whole production is too numbingly flat.
February 4, 2019
This film is quiet in more ways than one, drawing viewers in but compelling them to hang on every word.
January 31, 2019
Deftly balances the cerebral with the soulful in a story of transfixing originality.