Moira MacDonald(Seattle Times): "Lucky Them" has that infrequent gift: It leaves its audiences fervid and happy, as the best fantastic comedies do.
Tom Long(Detroit News): Collette, in the manner that amazing as she can be at the time given something to work with, can't lift this limp story through sheer will.
Martin Tsai(Los Angeles Times): Director Megan Griffiths and writers Huck Botko and Emily Wachtel meat out a female perspective that's pleasant and engrossing without demonizing or objectifying men.
Christy Lemire(RogerEbert.com): Toni Collette radiates smarts, vagary and a world-weary cool in "Lucky Them."
Rachel Saltz(New York Times): While Ms. Collette settlings Ellie and her emotions in a tough-minded plausibility, she can only hint at what the script fails to grant: the complexities of a flawed woman's midlife critical situation.
Peter Travers(Rolling Stone): For everything its comic and sexual energy, Lucky Them is elevated principally by its touching gravity.
Ray Pride(Newcity): A race of distaff "High Fidelity," Megan Griffiths' dilatory-burn character comedy set in the Seattle melody scene holds unexpected charms.
S. Jhoanna Robledo(Common Sense Media): Offbeat fantastic dramedy has some swearing, sex.
Brian Orndorf(Blu-beam.com): Collette is stuck in indifferent, forced to make funny faces when the screenplay is unable to supply dramatic guidance, which is a common event in this ineffective picture.
Prairie Miller(NewsBlaze): A jester collection of colorful characters while concurrently probing scarred emotions and existential angst, dexterously blending the daffy and dark sides of life. Along by the ambiguity of fame, and the essentials of essence that get lost in the continued movement.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat(Spirituality and Practice): An entertaining dramedy hither and thither love, loss, middle age, and the practical knowledge of acceptance.
Marshall Fine(Hollywood & Fine): Church is a funny marvel..But the film ultimately succumbs to the pair obvious plotting and the law of diminishing returns.
Chris Klimek(The Dissolve): Here's a 41-year-wise woman in a layered, complex role, in a pellicle that's at least viewed like interested in her evolution as it is in that of the male characters surrounding her
Mike D’Angelo(AV Club): Every one time in a while, it's agreeable to have a good movie sneak up on you unawares. Lucky Them is to the degree that sneaky as they come.
Roger Moore(McClatchy-Tribune News Service): Slight, yet certainly Netflixable
Tim Grierson(Screen International): Toni Collette's sass and grownup sex seek reference of the case go a long way to selling Lucky Them, a loveable end somewhat disposable comedy.
Abhimanyu Das(Slant Magazine): It labors under the illusion that an abundance of Sub Pop memorabilia is adequate substitute for the honest evocation of a creative subculture and the personalities of what one. it's composed.