New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Whether Tiny Furniture is a mumblecore movie is an open question. It has many of the tell-tale signs of that ill-defined genre; although improvised dialogue, a mumblecore staple, is minimal.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Tiny Furniture is proof, against steep odds, that there are no small stories, only small storytellers.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A darkly comic, piercing, and occasionally painful study of a young woman's quest for identity.
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By Michelle Orange
The complementary tone of droll but freighted psychodrama she strikes in Tiny Furniture feels like a significant but precarious achievement. I feel a pinch of worry for her - as I did for Aura - looking into a future of Rudins and Apatows.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Pathos isn't Ms. Dunham's bag. What makes her film fascinating is the delicate mood it sustains.
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By Bob Mondello
The end result is that Tiny Furniture plays like situation comedy, but with an overlay of performance art.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
What Dunham lacks in polish, she makes up for in her ability to observe her generation, with the hardest truths coming at her own expense.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's the work of a filmmaker with a stunning future.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Dunham has been justly praised for her determination in getting Tiny Furniture made, but the movie itself has been overpraised as a result.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
How she (Dunham) made her movie is more impressive or at least unique than the actual story she chooses to tell.
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72 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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