"At www.fwfr.com, with no more than four words, users summarize - often with brilliant simplicity - the largest of summer hits and the most self-righteous of critical darlings."
- Jake Coyle, The Associated Press
"The Four Word Film Review website takes the idea of capsulized film review to the extreme ... Many movies have been whittled down to pithy, but clever, statements."
- Christine N. Ziemba, Los Angeles Times
"A fun film forum. (Movie) fans will enjoy it ... Beware: It is addictive."
- Al Gibes, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Despite the brevity of the reviews, be prepared to waste a lot of time on the insanely addictive site. It's hard to stop poring through the bite-sized critiques."
- Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
"This site is the ultimate honor to tight writing. Revenge of the Sith has been boiled down to ‘Turn of the Jedi' or ‘Lucas makes ends meet.' Rather clever."
- Jules Allen, St. Petersburg Times (Florida)

"We're busy people here ... we don't have time to read movie reviews. That's why we are hooked on the Four Word Film Review ... (It's) one of our new favorite websites."
- Tom Szaroleta, Florida Times-Union (Jacksonsville)
"Armchair Manny Farbers post their opinions: sometimes silly, sometimes apt, always concise... The best part is crafting your own four-word torpedo and taking out the latest Hollywood blubbernaut. To put it succinctly: ‘DIY criticism: endless fun.' "
- Michael Connor, Austin Chronicle
"FWFR is astonishingly and addictively time consuming. Once you visit the site, you're almost certain to read a lot more than four words."
- Brian Heater, PC Magazine
"Short on text but long on insight."
- Entertainment Weekly
"This site is addictive. You can spend hours reading and writing (reviews)."
- Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"Want to know the scoop on the latest movies but only want the bare minimum? Check out Four Word Film Review where surfers submit simple, yet somehow incredibly insightful reviews in four words or less ... You'll be impressed at how much can be packed into four simple words."
- Michelle Finch, Calgary Sun
"FWFR.com has become an obsession for a worldwide legion of contributors weighing in, with the leanest of word economy, on film matters."
- Nui Te Koha, Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia)
"Four Word Film Review is a brilliant site packed with witty - you guessed it - four-word film reviews. Anyone can submit a review and the results are mostly funny and inspired."
- Dave Bullard, Courier Mail (Queensland, Australia)
"Four Word Film Review offers snappy, opinionated reviews in four words or less."
- The Australian
"A pun paradise."
- Claudine Beaumont, The Daily Telegraph (London)
"Pretty clever."
- RogerEbert.com
"Four Word Film Review is a review site like no other."
- The Mirror (London)
"Brevity is the soul of wit and this site sets out to prove it in four words or less."
- Olav Bjortomt, The Times (London)
"I just had the pleasure of meeting a very interesting group of people, the Four Word Film Review members. What they do is very clever and funny, so I'd like to review them myself: ‘Succinct is the word.' "
- Terry Rawlings, Oscar-nominated editor of Chariots of Fire, Alien and Goldeneye