Skip to main content

reviews

79
Based on 9 Reviews
critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( )
  • 100
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    It is harrowing, heartbreaking, cheering, and unforgettable. show more

  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    As the film makes pointedly clear, ALS is what is considered an "orphan disease," meaning drug companies aren't willing to devote their resources to finding a cure because they feel too small a percentage of the population suffer from it to make an effective drug profitable. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Never becomes maudlin. Rather, it retains an upbeat air of hope, and even humor, as two brave men battle fate. show more

  • 70
    Pete Vonder Haar Film Threat

    Offers an unflinching look at the effects of a terminal diagnosis, not just on the victim, but on everyone around him. show more

  • 91
    Scott Brown Entertainment Weekly

    So Much So Fast (spanning five years) elegantly presents both a critique and a celebration of American optimism. show more

  • 80
    Village Voice

    The film is no maudlin pity-fest: It's an absorbing account of fraternal love and obsession, as Stephen's brother assembles a "guerrilla science" foundation to find a cure when no one else will. show more

  • 80
    Variety

    Access and affection, which can fog the lens of the documaker, are precisely what make So Much So Fast so moving and engaging. show more

  • 70
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Despite its immersion in tragedy and decline, So Much So Fast is leavened by unexpected humor. show more

  • 67
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    The movie captures the way scientists sometimes make breakthroughs simply by attempting the impossible. show more

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X