Hollywood Reporter - 02/20/2012
"[The film] credibly engages in elemental human ways thanks to insightful writing and sensitive performances all around."
Rolling Stone - 03/15/2012 3 stars out of 4 -- "Here, you can feel De Niro's full engagement in a character that echoes his roles in TAXI DRIVER and AWAKENINGS. It's a great wreck of a performance that feels bruisingly true."
Chicago Sun-Times - 03/07/2012 3 stars out of 4 -- "What's admirable about BEING FLYNN is that it doesn't cave in to the standard Hollywood redemption formulas, with the father redeemed and the son inspired. It's more complicated than that."
Robert De Niro and Paul Dano headline writer/director Paul Weitz's adaptation of Nick Flynn's memoir ANOTHER BULLSHIT NIGHT IN SUCK CITY. The story concerns a struggling writer named Nick (Dano), who is working at an inner-city homeless shelter when his estranged father Jonathan (De Niro) shows up looking for a place to rest his head. Dale Dickey, Lili Taylor, Olivia Thirlby, and Julianne Moore co-star in a film produced by Depth of Field in association with Tribeca Productions and Corduroy Films.