ReelViews for 'Comedy/Drama' movies
It may peter out on the way to an anticlimactic conclusion but it’s fun while it lasts and the three peerless female leads deserve recognition.
This superficial and lightweight approach might make for adequate TV viewing but it functions more as a clumsy tease than a satisfying motion picture.
Despite a committed performance from Mackenzie Davis, the film corkscrews into a death spiral of trite dialogue meant to obfuscate the lack of a meaningful narrative.
More often than not, "Tully" comes across as a group of relatable characters marooned in a story with nowhere to go.
The cast is top-notch and the characters are sufficiently likable but the movie’s vanilla narrative repeatedly offers unsurprising plot points.
Although the surface tone is breezy and cheeky, there’s a lot going on beneath the facade.
At times it feels a little amateurish, especially in terms of its comedy, but there’s also a deep-rooted sense of sincerity.
"Ingrid Goes West" is part comedy, part tragedy, part horror/thriller, and part social commentary.