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Now Is Good Reviews

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media

Stunning tearjerker about teen cancer has mature themes.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

May 6, 2014
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Surprisingly harsh when it comes to the dented appeal of its lead character, the movie is a predictable drag, attempting to cozy up to its young adult literary origins in a decidedly tuneless fashion.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: D+

January 3, 2013
Andy Lea
Daily Star

There's nothing like a terminal illness for firing up a sappy romantic drama.

Full Review Source: Daily Star | Original Score: 3/5

October 30, 2012
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

This latest directorial outing by Ol Parker has a veneer of cancer but it's the wish-fulfilment teenage romance at its heart that is most likely to appeal to its target audience.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 7, 2012
Mary Clare Waireri
Fan The Fire

The problem isn't so much that Now Is Good will reduce its teenage target audience to public sniveling, but that it does so by pushing the most obvious and most sentimental buttons repeatedly, relentlessly and somewhat extravagantly.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

September 30, 2012

Fanning gives a truly impressive and memorable performance in this ... which will give Parker another dark horse in the running.

Full Review Source: HeyUGuys | Original Score: 3/5

September 30, 2012
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Preteen girls will find this soppy romance unbearably romantic, but everyone else will struggle to sit through it

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 25, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

Is Now Is Good a great film? Almost certainly not. But its effectiveness is frightening. Bring whole sheaves of tissues.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 21, 2012
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Why is [Dakota Fanning] living onscreen the way that so few female protagonists get to live? Because she's dying. *sigh*

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

September 21, 2012

I'm sorry to say, that despite Dakota Fanning's powerful dying performance, Now Is Good - is not a good movie. Unfortunately, it looks like a 90's daytime soap and pulls at the heart strings like Michael Bolton's mullet.

Full Review Source: UTV | Original Score: 3/10

September 21, 2012
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Presses the obvious buttons so hard that you feel totally manipulated.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

September 21, 2012
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Take a box of hankies.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

September 21, 2012
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Teenage girls will be gushing like fire hydrants.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

September 21, 2012

Sun Online

Is this for you? Well, if you want to bawl your eyes out in a cinema, even though part of your brain feels it's being forced to do so, then yes.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 3/5

September 20, 2012
Jessica Lambert
Little White Lies

As the two-dimensional Perfect Boyfriend, Irvine chases any sense of reality from the screen.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

September 20, 2012
Phelim O'Neill
Guardian

This teen cancer drama never really rises above being a collection of cliches, despite some decent performances.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

September 20, 2012
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

Even the stiffest upper lips may start to wobble.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies

September 20, 2012
Emma Dibdin
Digital Spy

It's subtly acted by both Fanning and Irvine, who seem to realize that the only way to work with material this potentially melodramatic is to underplay.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 3/5

September 19, 2012
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

If you're in the mood to wallow in a good weepy, this could be the film for you.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 4/5

September 19, 2012
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Watchable, emotionally engaging British weepie with strong performances from a talented cast, though the script cops out on several occasions and often loses sight of its central premise.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

September 19, 2012
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