West Michigan Reviews

May 5, 2021
The writing, acting, and tone of this film are all inconsistent and often quite poor, but the intention in West Michigan is clearly genuine and loving.
April 30, 2021
Heartbreak, shock, relief, hope, and joy are all on tap as this lazy little tale meanders through the side roads and trail heads of all the things that make each us who we are.
April 30, 2021
the story emerges naturalistically out of the situations and quite lovely western Michigan settings, and we feel there is truth in the storytelling and characterizations.
April 23, 2021
West Michigan is a tiny film with worthy performances and heartfelt sentiment.
April 20, 2021
In many ways, West Michigan contains a somewhat predictable arc-siblings who have difficulty connecting find solace on the road-but does a good job of enhancing those elements via the charm of the central characters and their developing bond.
April 17, 2021
West Michigan stands alone as a portrait of intellect versus emotion, and big picture versus petty details. But if it turns out to be a ground-zero career breakthrough, it'll become even more worth your while in the years to come.
April 16, 2021
Even though the film clocks in at an hour and 16 minutes, West Michigan features lived-in performances that stick in your mind after the film is over.
April 14, 2021
"West of Michigan" searches for meaning in the detours, the guesses and the errors after the trials. It's a meandering, personal tale that echoes the universal question at the end of high school; what happens now?
April 3, 2021
Riley Warmoth transitions his off- and on-screen duties elegantly, crafting a tale that is charming, warm, and beautiful.
March 20, 2021
...benefits from its exceedingly earnest atmosphere and better-than-anticipated central performances...
March 17, 2021
I like how the film deals with mental health without making a mess out of it like most low-budget indies
March 12, 2021
A strong, well-constructed drama with a sisterhood story that's a real treat. [Full review in Spanish]
March 9, 2021
It's a charming little story mostly because the siblings are so engaging and credible in their semi-detached relationship to one another.
March 9, 2021
Strong performances and stellar cinematography make this a best-in-class indie coming of age picture.
March 4, 2021
a recognizable coming-of-age story told through a unique lens that makes for an understated yet poignant viewing experience.
March 3, 2021
'West Michigan' ... is a compact look at sibling relationships and the complexity of clear communication.