Box Office - 02/22/2010 3 stars out of 5 -- "[D]irector/writer Noah Baumbach moves the whole shebang along at a brisk pace....The humor and the pathos shine through."
Film Comment - 03/01/2010
"[T]he psychological geography of GREENBERG is terrain Baumbach has been mapping in increasingly sharp relief since his 1995 debut KICKING AND SCREAMING..."
Wall Street Journal - 03/19/2010
"GREENBERG scintillates with intelligence, razor's edge humor and austere empathy for its struggling lovers."
USA Today - 03/19/2010
"[F]or those looking for realistic, complex characters coping with believable emotional hurtles, this is an unexpected gem."
New York Times - 03/19/2010
"It is the funniest and saddest movie Mr. Baumbach has made so far, and also the riskiest."
Rolling Stone - 04/01/2010 3 stars out of 4 -- "Writer-director Noah Baumbach walks the fragile line between humor and heartbreak. Ben Stiller is exceptional..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/26/2010
"[T]here is something undeniably compelling about the surgical precision with which the filmmaker picks at neuroses that feel very personal."
Chicago Sun-Times - 03/24/2010 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "This is an intriguing film, shifting directions, considering Greenberg's impossibility in one light and then another....What Ben Stiller does with the role is fascinating."
Washington Post - 03/26/2010 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] quietly funny portrait of grown-ups growing up..."
Uncut - 07/01/2010 4 stars out of 5 -- "GREENBERG is a groundbreaking performance for Stiller....The film comes with a fine soundtrack from LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2010
"GREENBERG is a great spectacle of toxic emotional stasis..."
Total Film - 11/01/2010 4 stars out of 5 -- "Stiller expertly manages to eke out a small measure of sympathy from easily his most unpleasant character in years."
Hollywood meets the mumblecore indie movement in this film starring TROPIC THUNDER's Ben Stiller and HANNAH TAKES THE STAIRS' Greta Gerwig. Stiller plays Roger Greenberg, a man who falls for his brother's assistant (Gerwig) while he is going through a life crisis. Directed by Noah Baumbach, GREENBERG also stars Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and mumblecore regular Mark Duplass.