"The inability to connect in a hyper-wired world is old news given fresh voice in this tragicomic indie about the way we live."
-Nathan Lee, The New York TImes - (REVIEW)
"The movie is unusually attentive to the ironies of communications technology: Note the subtle but definite awkwardness that creeps into the conversation after a prospective girlfriend casually tells Alex that she only checks her e-mail once a week."
-Joshua Land, The Village Voice - (REVIEW)
"Scruffy, loosely structured and piercingly perceptive about the ways in which technology that supposedly brings people together actually keeps them apart."
-Maitland McDonagh, TVGuide.com - (REVIEW)
"The film has the quality of something tended to by many affectionate hands, a houseplant that blooms slightly more than it sags."
-Ed Gonzalez, Slant - (REVIEW)
" ...it is hilarious, hilariously sad, and incredibly prescient."
- Aint It Cool News - (REVIEW)
"LOL is a somewhat stunning mirror on the ways we say things without using words. [Swanberg] reveals himself to be one of the most emotionally astute young filmmakers working today."
- Cinematical.com - (REVIEW)
"It has no money or stars and is better than every Hollywood release I've seen this year."
- Cinema Strikes Back
"LOL is a witty mini-satire of post-collegiates trying to connect romantically and erotically (at least, the women are) in a tangle of up-to-the-minute technology."
-Gerald Peary, The Boston Phoenix - (REVIEW)
"Go see this movie! It's funny and original...Joe Swanberg gets the most real, honest performances we've seen
since the Duplass Brothers"
- The Duplass Brothers (The Puffy Chair)