In “Awful Nice,” the (nearly) lost art of physical comedy makes a roaring resurgence, courtesy of two belligerent brothers who tussle their way through their father’s funeral, argue all the way to Branson, Mo., and break more than they fix during an ill-fated home-improvement project. Compulsively funny cut-ups Alex Rennie and James Pumphrey play siblings Dave and Jim Brouillette in what has become an indie-comedy subgenre unto itself: the bros-on-the-road movie.
Peter Debruge, Variety
Two belligerent brothers who haven't seen each other in years are reunited for their father’s funeral (where they argue and tussle) and forced to travel (as they continue to argue and tussle) down to Branson Mo to redeem their inheritance: the family's lake home. Upon arriving, they find that the house is in terrible condition, and worse-yet, they'll have to fix it themselves before they can sell it and receive their money. What follows is a series of hilarious mishaps and costly misadventures where they break more than they fix but ultimately rebuild their strained relationship in the house they grew up in.