"[Amy Adams gives] a performance as deep as it is delightful. She's the film's heart and also its flaky wonderstruck soul."
"Embeth Davidtz is engaging...and Amy Adams is a revelation..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life
"There is a gentle, contemplative quality to this film...which explores the bonds and tensions within this Southern family in an honest way. Davidtz is luminous and Nivola does a fine job as George.JUNEBUG has the feel of a good short story or novella."USA Today
Included in Entertainment Weekly's Top Ten Films Of The Year -- "At last, a comedy of family dysfunction that's soulful and moonstruck instead of glib and reductive."
"[A] slow-burning, acutely observed comedy of manners....Morrison's emphasis is firmly on character and dialogue..."
Sight and Sound
4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he cast relish the dialogue's sure ring of authenticity..."
4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] fridge-humming study of domestic banality, sibling rivalry and intellectual mistrust..."
3 stars out of 5 -- "[Adams] is the film's real point of interest, incorporating both humour and pathos into the role of a put-upon young mother."Ultimate DVD
"Amy Adams didn't get star billing in this small, superb film....Yet there was no way to miss the startling fire and special grace that she brought to the role..."Wall Street Journal