"...In its detail and sweep, the production is immaculate...the fluidity of the filmmaking serves as another reminder that there isn't a more technically skillful director working in American movies..."
Los Angeles Times
"...[A] supremely entertaining portrait of a virtuoso impostor....Mr. DiCaprio's portrayal of this brilliant fraud is, in a word, sensational..."
New York Times
"...[DiCaprio] has just the right touch of baby-cheeked deadpan innocence to make you believe in the schemes of this eager boy grifter..."
"...CATCH encompasses a summation, a statement, and a bit of self-send-up, all in the detectable disguise of a light entertainment..."
"...It's a stunning pairing. DiCaprio transforms on screen....Hanks, meanwhile, is endearing....A richly detailed film with a fully developed supporting cast..."
"...[With] wonderfully inventive cinematography....The film is visually arresting....DiCaprio excels as the epicene, chameleon-like young pretender who effortlessly takes on new guises..."
Sight and Sound