@DavidEhrlich: THE BEAVER is a high-concept Disney dad w/ a suicidal streak. didactic, clumsy, & full of good things that deserve better. LIFE AS A PUPPET.
@MattDentler: "The Beaver" really does earn its stripes as a story about mental illness and depression. Not a comedy. #SXSW
@WilliamBGoss: have issues with the tone(s) struck by The Beaver, but not with the direction or performances. #SXSW
@Slashfilm: Predictable, ridiculous, melodramatic. Gibson & Foster have good performances but it's just a mess. Didnt connect with any of the characters
@PeterAMartin: THE BEAVER: Heart on its sleeve, pumping a steady supply of sincere sentimentality. Genuine, touching, if a bit on the nose. #sxsw
@EricVespe: It really is a shame that Mel Gibson is being hidden from the press. His performance in The Beaver is a fantastic and introspective.
@rejects: THE BEAVER has comedy in the situation, sorrow in it's story. Incredible performances. Very touching, well crafted. #sxsw
@Katerbland: THE BEAVER doesn't know what it wants to be and, paired with an unsympathetic main character, steadily grew into a film I hated. #sxsw
@JamesRocchi: THE BEAVER: A big, jokey premise creates small, quiet spaces to examine depression and pain; it's unique, and I'm not ....
@JoBloCom: "The Beaver" is an often good, frequently great but mostly uneven film that worked better as a written story.