Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Reviewed by: Mary McNamara
    Jul 9, 2013
    80
    Thematically ambitious with a strong and nuanced cast, Being Mary Jane, which stars Gabrielle Union, combines daytime television talking points with cable-worthy character depth.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Jul 9, 2013
    80
    Being Mary Jane is a film for grownups. A good film for grownups.
  3. Reviewed by: Nuzhat Naoreen
    Jul 9, 2013
    75
    The pilot is surprisingly funny, fresh, and affecting. Much of the credit goes to Union.
  4. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Jul 9, 2013
    75
    The performances are very good at every level, in part because the script is good enough to bring out the best in this cast.
User Score
4.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Mar 26, 2014
    8
    The pilot shows how a woman is searching for love, and is running out of time. Even though, there is a large amount of explicit content, theThe pilot shows how a woman is searching for love, and is running out of time. Even though, there is a large amount of explicit content, the pilot approaches the dilemma in a fresh, new way. Full Review »