A few miscues keep it from greatness, including a broadly played, nasal Jewish gambler (Val Lauren) and an ending where the rite-of-passage clichés finally catch up.
—Scott Tobias Onion AV Club
...feels at home in the overgrown boys' world of dingy apartments and smoky pool halls...
—Joshua Land Village Voice
Mr. Caan's debut film is not quite a whole thing, but it offers up enough promising fragments to make his sophomore effort worth watching for.
—Dana Stevens New York Times
...basically a road movie that doesn't really go anywhere.
—Lou Lumenick New York Post
...plays more like a vanity project from a rich kid who never got to do his share of macho posturing.
—Akiva Gottlieb Slant Magazine