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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The mind-numbingly predictable, but admittedly watchable Hello I Must Be Going needed less whine and more surprise. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    While it's too hastily and neatly resolved, Hello I Must Be Going is a funny, well-written, involving and emotionally honest tale. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Writer Sarah Koskoff's nuanced script and director Todd Louiso's ("Love, Liza") delicate tone follow indie terrain, but go the right way. show more

  • 50
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    A credibly drawn central character is trapped inside a half-cooked dramatic stew in Hello I Must Be Going. show more

  • 88
    New York Post

    There are some catches, including a breathy-voiced indie-rock soundtrack so bad you wonder if it's contributing to Amy's malaise. But overall, the comedy is a lovely showcase for Lynskey and the rest of the cast. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I can imagine a broader comedy in which the situation might work. Remember Mrs. Robinson or Stifler's mom? But here there's a fugitive undercurrent of sincerity. Hello, I Must Be Going raises questions it doesn't have the answers for. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The movie's sharp-tongued and softhearted, a Sundance kind of film that mostly sidesteps generic Sundanceyness. show more

  • 75
    Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine

    Thanks to Melanie Lynskey's performance, the movie feels like a believably worked-out, sympathetically presented study in thirtysomething uncertainty. show more

  • 75
    Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    At once an intriguing character study and a refreshingly offbeat romance. show more

  • 63
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    There are times when the facile flimsiness of Hello I Must Be Going threatens to float right off the screen. But Lynskey has her ways of surprising us, even when nothing in the script itself is doing so. show more

  • October 06, 2012 WeOnlyWax
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    We thought it was very funny! Loved it and will see it again.

  • September 09, 2012 tbcmedia
    Report This User

    A delightful movie sure to make you smile ear to ear. Between laughs and touching moments, you\'ll likely relate to human hopes, fears, and frailities. I hightly recommend. Excellent writing, acting, and directing. And humor!

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