7 critic reviews
56 user reviews
New York Times
5/29/2014 by Neil Genzlinger"Emoticon ;)" is stuffed with complexities. So why does it feel as facile as that irksome title?
Los Angeles Times
5/29/2014 by Inkoo KangIn wildly disparate plot lines, Guerrero and Chandler easily command sympathy, but De Paolis doesn't let the sibling characters roam very far.
5/28/2014 by Frank ScheckLivia De Paolis's too cutely titled debut feature wears its themes a little too baldly on its sleeve, but this modest effort about a non-nuclear family dealing with various interpersonal crises boasts some genuinely effective, understated moments.
5/27/2014 by Chris PackhamA grown-up's weird idea of how kids behave.
8/11/2017 by Kelly MaxwellAudiences go in expecting something cute and fun, but instead, [Emoticon ;)] is introspective and almost self-deprecating.
Common Sense Media
5/30/2014 by Amanda NojaderaHuman connections trump technology in social media drama.
6/12/2013 by Brent SimonProfessionally mounted and attractively lensed, this indie production is a fresh, off-the-beaten-path conceit that gets mileage from its willingness to examine notions of non-nuclear family and changing identity.