The Nowhere Inn

critic Reviews

, 69% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • The Nowhere Inn may be a clever concept in search of substance, but the results are often oddly appealing.
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    Adam Mullins-KhatibChicago Reader
    Lavish sequences showcase the ingenuity of the lead pairing, who play off one another and pull out some of each other's most vulnerable character traits in truly sincere and often amusing ways.
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    Carlos AguilarRogerEbert.com
    [The Nowhere Inn] is consistently astute in how it handles its tonal shifts and point of view permutations.
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    Jenny NulfAustin Chronicle
    While St. Vincent's The Nowhere Inn is not the standard performative music documentary, it opens a window to her soul that many are never able to give away so freely in front of the camera.
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    Katie WalshLos Angeles Times
    For a film that gestures at revelation, "The Nowhere Inn" remains a bit arch and removed, an evasive maneuver of sorts. It doesn't reveal much, but that was never the point. It seems to be an exercise in non-attachment.
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    Ben KenigsbergNew York Times
    A hall of mirrors reflecting not terribly much...
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    Alex McLevyAV Club
    Never consistently funny enough to work as straight comedy and too broad to succeed in its somber aspirations, the results are still engaging in their attempts to defy easy categorization.
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    Eileen G'SellHyperallergic
    In this film about stardom, the viewer has nowhere to appreciate and connect with the characters and concepts.
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    The Nowhere Inn rambles, falters, and sometimes gets too meta for its own good. But it's got enough quirky satire of celebrity documentaries to bring some laughs.
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    Sandie Angulo ChenCommon Sense Media
    This bizarre but entertaining film is worth seeing precisely for all its strangeness.
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    John FinkThe Film Stage
    Nearly resists criticism as a picture that is equal parts fun and equal parts frustration, depending on the expectations you have walking in.
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