The Upside Reviews

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February 7, 2019
The most optimistic answer would be that after decades of overuse we're beginning to grow weary of such racist caricatures. Let's hope that's true.
January 17, 2019
For the most part, [Hart] is more subdued than usual and aiming to hit deeper notes - call it Hart-felt.
January 15, 2019
It's a struggle to find the bright side to this rather hackneyed film.
January 14, 2019
Forced to work strictly from the neck up, Cranston is just the right amount of gruff; Hart, aside from a deeply unnecessary catheter scene, gives a gratifyingly prickly and vulnerable performance.
January 12, 2019
The Upside works for many of the same reasons that The Intouchables worked but, like any echo, it's neither as loud nor as powerful.
Top Critic
January 12, 2019
Compared with the streamlined Intouchables, the remake feels ungainly, inexpertly suturing together the French source material with Hollywood formula.
June 2, 2019
This American remake retains many of the elements that made the original such a smash and, as such, proves to be no better or worse than its mildly engaging predecessor.
May 23, 2019
A really long messy story that overstays its welcome. While some humor works, it should have committed to being a pure drama or a comedy.
May 3, 2019
As the paint-by-numbers plot progresses -- over two very long hours -- the treacle thickens and it becomes clear that each of them is slowly going to learn from and be redeemed by the others.
April 30, 2019
For much of the film, Hart seems to be preforming in a different film altogether than the rest of the cast.
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