It creates a cinematic mosaic of American lives unprecedented in its range, balance, subtlety and even-handedness.
-Stephen Holden, New York Times
Sayles and an excellent cast examine modern American lives, values, dreams and shortcomings with verve, honesty and a respect for the seemingly lost art of everyday conversation.
-David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
-Jonathan Foreman, New York Post
You can feel the heat that ignites this gripping tale, and the humor and humanity that root it in feeling.
-Peter Travers, Rolling Stone