NY Times Critics' Pick! "A wry, mournful study of midlife crisis...shaded and unpredictable."--Jeanette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Treats its themes with delicate tact and a precise eye. A side of Southern California rarely seen in movies. Strong supporting cast...finely observed."--Ella Taylor, NPR
A bravura performance...don’t-miss"--Rex Reed, New York Observer
"Carlyle's best feature in years...a tough, tender turn."--Sam Adams, Time Out NY
"A disarming and involving character study. Make the effort to find it; you won't be sorry."--Marshall Fine, Huffington Post
"Carlyle is wonderfully transparent and natural...There's a lovely gravity and specificity to the story."--Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
"There’s every chance it’s [Carlyle's] finest hour so far as an actor."--STV
"An open and utterly human performance from Robert Carlyle."--The Telegraph
"Robert Carlyle’s soulful, layered performance as an embittered musician facing his demons gives this fragile drama emotional heft."--The Hollywood Reporter
"An unexpected gem, Solo features a stunning central performance from Carlyle – perhaps his best since Trainspotting’s Begbie."--Total Film
"California Solo is beautiful to watch but it's all about Robert Carlyle and his incredible lead performance."--Upcoming Movies
"A reminder of what an effortlessly engaging actor [Carlyle] is."--WhatCulture!
"Accompanied by an exquisite playlist, California Solo proves itself an enjoyable story of pain and loss with the possibility of redemption....
Carlyle is in top form."--EatSleepLiveFilm
"A touching drama that gives marvelous actor Robert Carlyle a great character part into which he can sink his teeth."--The Huffington Post