...to its detriment, never builds its ideas into a cohesive vision. The screenplay by Mr. King and Dani Valent too often wanders off into poetic vagueness. But visually, Here, filmed by Lol Crowley, is still a stunner. Flawed as it is, I admire it immensely.
—Stephen Holden New York Times
The slow, methodical pace of Here will undoubtedly drive a few viewers crazy. But for those in tune with its quiet rhythms, it's worth the journey.
—Farran Smith Nehme New York Post
There's a weary soul to Here, embodied by Ben Foster and Lubna Azabal as two loners who meet in a café and impulsively decide to travel the country together, prompted more by mutual intuition than any meaningful exchange of words.
—Scott Tobias Onion AV Club
The dreamy, feverish beauty of these sequences just barely balances out the pretension of the exposition. The film falters the further it drifts from that overheated, slightly delusional mood; the more precisely it's scripted, the less it feels true.
—Karina Longworth Village Voice
While everything here is mostly unspoken, and the film itself hints at a broader set of concerns than simply two lost souls meeting on foreign ground, Here too often feels like a jumble of ideas that don't quite cohere.
—Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine