Greener Grass

critic Reviews

86% Fresh Tomatometer Score86%
  • Greener Grass is far from the first comedy to skewer suburbia -- but it might be among the most bizarre and surreally distinctive.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jennie KermodeEye for Film
    It's a bravura piece of work.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nick SchagerThe Daily Beast
    The warped and idiosyncratic passions, animosities, materialistic desires, mating habits, and social dynamics of suburbia (where everyone only drives golf carts) are on full display in Greener Grass...
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    This movie is nuts and I totally dug it... It is candy-colored, it is weird, and it is out there. I laughed the whole way through.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    Drenched in lurid pinks and blues, the film looks simply amazing, and actor-filmmakers Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe pack every moment with witty touches, astutely skewering a society that places value on surface over substance.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Joey MagidsonAwardsCircuit.com
    You don't have to like "Greener Grass" to appreciate what it attempts to do. At the same time, that doesn't mean it warrants a recommendation either.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Matthew DoughertyThe Filtered Lens
    Greener Grass is wild from the get-go, with the cinematography and set design wholly committed to the joke, but there's also a clear strain the script is going to to be as weird as humanly possible.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    For those on the same offbeat wavelength, this deadpan suburban satire provides some big laughs amid the weirdness.
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    Norman WilnerNOW Toronto
    Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe's indie is full of gifted comedy players but doesn't have anything to say.
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    Andy CrumpPaste Magazine
    Greener Grass is a "yes, and ..." movie, 90 minutes of thoroughly bizarre premises no one questions or balks at but instead, dive into with absurdist gusto.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Anne BrodieWhat She Said
    A deliciously twisted suburban fable of a pastel-coloured universe of a neighbour living nutty lives held together by pink frosting.
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