What They Had Reviews

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November 16, 2018
It's heartfelt, and generally thoughtful, but nonetheless awfully familiar. But that hardly matters when you have a cast like this.
November 9, 2018
An affecting drama propped up by unexpected and humanizing moments of comedy.
October 30, 2018
There's an inherent longing in Elizabeth Chomko's stunning feature debut, What They Had.
October 26, 2018
Blythe Danner does a remarkable job of conveying Ruth's irreversible path into total memory loss without turning her into a movie-of-the-week cliché.
October 26, 2018
You may feel as if you've seen this movie before: Ruth has Alzheimer's, her husband Burt is in denial and their grown children Nick and Bridget are at odds. But please, trust me, you haven't...
October 26, 2018
What sets the film apart is the literate and insightful script by Elizabeth Chomko, who also directs, and a cast of stellar performers.
October 25, 2018
One of the year's best indie dramas, one that should hit home with a wide range of viewers sure to relate to the achingly authentic family dynamics on display.
October 25, 2018
The quality of the actors and emotional potency of the subject keep "What They Had" from being a completely wasted effort. But the script makes it a close call.
October 25, 2018
"What They Had" is mostly talk... and loud, aggrieved talk that approximates the experiences of many families in this situation while rarely convincing us of what this family is experiencing.
October 23, 2018
It's an actors' feast, and a genuine calling card for Chomko, primarily an actress (a strong one) before "What They Had," but now very much a writer-director coming into her own.
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