The performances transcend the film's tropes, grounding it in characters that feel more complete than this subgenre often produces.
A great movie, one of the best of this year. There was a bit of confusion at one point in the plot, but nothing serious.
Like the great film, it's made with a great deal of visible affection both in front of and behind the camera.
The movie's neither hopeful in contrived ways, nor hopeless in different contrived ways. Somehow it manages to be wonderful