...the trip to Humboldt County [is] worth taking.
—Maureen M. Hart Chicago Tribune
...Strong's minimalist performance in the lead role makes for an unconvincing character arc...
—Jean Oppenheimer Village Voice
...a self-conscious throwback to '70s character-driven dramas, utilizing warm widescreen panoramas, a patient rhythm and a generosity of spirit to investigate Peter's rebirth amid marijuana plants and the earthy kooks who nurture them.
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine
So much pot is smoked in Humboldt County that you may come away from it with a contact high.
—Manohla Dargis New York Times
The script...seems to have been written within arm's reach of a bong.
—Kyle Smith New York Post