This feature by a young Chicago director named Bryan W. Simon is an astonishing thing to behold, nothing in this inventive and stubbornly offbeat little movie is predictable … a brave, funny, and engaging movie.

Bill Gallo
LA New Times

Fresh and compelling, look and feel is nothing short of amazing. Thanks to Simon’s assured and straightforward direction, this film rises well above the lackluster status quo of current indie cinema.

Russell Smith
The Austin Chronicle

Bryan W. Simon’s Along for the Ride is a triumph for independent cinema.

Daria Snadowsky
INsite Magazine

Bryan Simon knows how to make movies, and how to make them work.

Rick Moser
The Pioneer Press

Bryan W. Simon’s compelling film is one of the ones to watch.


Downright impressive.

Jessica Baxter
Film Threat

Simon crafts an intelligent thriller that never disappoints.

Patrick Hickey, Jr.
The ReviewFix

This is an impressively moving indie film, Bryan W. Simon is to be congratulated.

Les Paul Robley