The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Adopting an appealingly low-key approach to a high-stakes subject, this gently observant drama from Geoff Marslett takes its sweet time introducing the girl to the gun, but when it does, we’re all but guaranteed to care.
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By Dennis Harvey
Loves Her Gun ultimately doesn’t quite cohere as one part slackerish social observation in a nicely turned mumblecore mode, and one part cautionary psychological thriller about the dangers of treating fear with a loaded weapon.
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Village Voice

By Michael Nordine
Has a lived-in, almost documentary-like realism to it, but as drama it's occasionally inert.
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The Dissolve

By Nick Schager
Loves Her Gun goes nowhere at a slothful pace.
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51 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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