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All Good Things Reviews

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Top Critic
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
March 23, 2015
The film is so busy working hard to convict one rather shady character, it never convinces us of its own reason to exist.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
Mack Rawden
March 23, 2015
The acting occasionally borders on great. The story itself is more than worthy. But none of that comes close to overcoming the misguided pacing and overall lack of depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered
March 23, 2015
A somewhat flawed yet ultimately satisfying thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Parkinson
Radio Times
March 23, 2015
A story that's overloaded with research and unbridled speculation, all told with no clear direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist
March 23, 2015
Filled with fact, but barren of any real story, All Good Things barely has a couple good things worth mentioning.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Brad Keefe
Columbus Alive
March 23, 2015
The end result is intriguing, with a dash of a love story here and a twisty whodunit there. A fine performance by Ryan Gosling glues the mishmash together.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Perry Seibert
TV Guide
March 23, 2015
All Good Things isn't a pleasurable film to experience, but it offers an uncanny evocation of a narcissistic sociopath who doesn't come at us with the charm and sophistication that the typical screen bad guy has.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Smith
Tulsa World
March 23, 2015
All Good Things is a crackerjack crime thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nicolas Rapold
Film Comment Magazine
November 13, 2013
The Duel drops us into a pool of languid provincial life ( ... ) Kosashvili gets the delicate falling ending of short fiction that is so hard to achieve on screen.
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
Ryan Gosling is sadly miscast as the villain in this poorly-written drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Will Leitch
June 22, 2013
It's not a glossy crime thriller, it's not a Freudian family study, it's not the tale of a doomed romance. It's a sloppy mishmash of all those things that adds up to nothing at all.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Laura Kern
Film Comment Magazine
June 20, 2013
David (Gosling) finds potential salvation in Katie (Kirsten Dunst), a free spirit so saintlike that she verges on caricature.
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit
August 4, 2011
Generally interesting but lost in the year-end shuffle
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
March 4, 2011
Jarecki never settles on what kind of story he wants to tell with these elements, and despite good performances, "All Good Things" veers awkwardly from love story to tragedy, from true-life mystery to black comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 31, 2011
There's a fascinating story here for a bolder filmmaker, but after so much meandering it's a relief that All Good Things must come to an end.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
January 21, 2011
One can't help but think that veteran documentarian Jarecki chose to rework this material as drama to benefit his career, not the story. The result is a disjointed art film that opts for ambiguity over clarity...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
January 20, 2011
Jarecki knows how to make scenes of boisterous family reunions and quiet moments between lovers engaging: He fares less well, though, when the story takes a dark turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 16, 2011
...a movie suspended between bold novelistic invention and journalistic reserve. Be it demerit or credit, Jarecki is no Truman Capote and All Good Things is no In Cold Blood.
Full Review | Original Score: 84/100
Keith Cohen
Entertainment Spectrum
January 7, 2011
Dunst shines brightly and puts on an acting showcase worthy of awards recognition in the supporting actress category. The picture loses its luster when her character disappears.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
January 7, 2011
All Good Things is curiously underwhelming.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
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