To Dust Reviews

March 14, 2019
To Dust's humour is of the one-trick kind - an odd couple on an odd mission - but there is soul and small pleasures to its fly-by 92 minutes.
March 7, 2019
"To Dust" has several things to recommend it. It's decidedly different, and that is no small accomplishment in this day and age.
February 21, 2019
It's so odd that viewers need to see it.
February 15, 2019
Shawn Snyder makes a strikingly original and winsome feature debut.
February 15, 2019
Beneath the sometimes grisly visuals and the pitch-black humor and the general weirdness, this is the story of two men with precious little in common who become friends against all odds...
February 14, 2019
The movie could use a little more energy - this is Paul Mazursky territory, after all, not Andrei Tarkovsky - but in its sick-but-sweet attempt to reclaim grief from the trappings of tradition, "To Dust" is its own well-measured godsend.
February 12, 2019
[T]here's something in the relationship between these two partnerless men - their yearning for connection - that feels, beneath the jokes, very real and very recognizable.
February 8, 2019
Snyder does not sugarcoat the realities of grief or biological inevitability, although he does, rather surprisingly, find humor in the protagonist's unhealthy obsession.
February 7, 2019
Shmuel's trancelike idiocy is broad for my taste, but Röhrig's helplessness is affecting and has a larger resonance.
February 7, 2019
You can see what this movie is after, something cockeyed but sincere, something in the neighborhood of Paul Mazursky, Elaine May or Alexander Payne. But the writing and filmmaking just aren't quick enough.
February 6, 2019
First time feature film writer-director Shawn Snyder dives right into the nitty gritty of science, loss ,and faith, and delivers a charming, quirky, human and, at times, macabre, film.
February 5, 2019
A dryly funny debut that pairs science and religious belief in a way that must surely be unique in the annals of cinema.
April 25, 2018
The deft execution and astute lead performances ultimately make this acquired taste of a movie not only digestible, but rather charming.