Jeannette Catsoulis - The New York Times: NYT Critics' Pick "Emotionally ambitious...a lovely, low-key performance from Ms. Shelton"
Michał Oleszczyk - RogerEbert.com: ★★★1/2 (out of 4) "A work of...simple, unforgettable beauty."
Matthew Dessem - The Dissolve: Essential Viewing: ★★★★ (out of 5) "A remarkable film...Something, Anything is the rare film that gently asks the big questions, then gives us space, and room."
Zachary Wigon, The Village Voice: Critics' Pick: "A sure-handed, complex portrait of one woman's attempts to feel alive."
Jaime Christley, Slant: ★★★1/2 (out of 4) "The film turns what at first seemingly appears as Kodak moments into a study of a soul in transition."
Justin Chang, Variety: "Marks a quietly assured feature debut for writer-director Paul Harrill."
Julie Dawson - TV Bomb [UK]: ★★★★ "An impressive accomplishment...particularly remarkable for the deftness of touch with which it addresses such profound issues as religion, identity and personal fulfillment."
Josh Slater Williams - The Skinny [UK]: ★★★★ "A concise, fascinating exploration of American life, making pointed use of Southern cultural values for a more universal story"
Steven Neish - Hey U Guys [UK]: ★★★★ "Intimate, thoughtful and understated."
Jeffrey Overstreet - Looking Closer / Patheos: "Harrill has made something quiet, observant, provocative, and quite contrary to the popular narrative of the American love story....It’s truthful. It’s affecting. It’s poetic. It’s profound. And it’s often very beautiful."
Glenn Kenny - Some Came Running: "Harrill’s writing and directing is sensitive in the best way possible....[Ashley] Shelton’s performance has a steady intensity that gives off a soft but beautiful light throughout."
Joe Blessing - Stage Buddy: "Portrays a beautiful quest for meaning, with a simple authenticity."
Peter Labuza - The Cinephiliacs: "A real discovery."
JJ Murphy - On Cinema: "Deeply moving....Harrill’s film feels highly personal and contains an undercurrent of sadness that feels heartbreaking..."
M. Leary, Filmwell @ The Other Journal: "Alternately surprising and sublime."
David Hepburn - Milngavie Herald [UK]: “One of the true gems of this year’s festival circuit.”
Leah Anderst - Bright Lights Film Journal: "An important highlight [of BAMcinemaFest]"