Gerald's Game Reviews

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October 3, 2017
Unsurprisingly, the film is [Mike Flanagan's] most accomplished to date, the result of the years he's spent giving a damn about his characters and their anguish. He's so good at it, he even makes it look easy.
September 29, 2017
When it works, it's because of Gugino, the rare performer who can suggest victimized despair and empowered triumph.
September 29, 2017
The best King adaptation of the year so far.
September 28, 2017
In bursts, between the memories and the ghostly Who's Afraid of Stephen King? playlets, Flanagan shows that he probably could have made a leaner, meaner, more suspenseful film.
September 26, 2017
Carla Gugino gives a tour-de-force performance in an arresting psychological thriller based on Stephen King's 1992 novel.
September 25, 2017
As the renewed wave of interest in Stephen King continues to crash on our cinematic shores, we can only hope that future adapters and adaptions will be so well matched.
May 3, 2019
Explores the dichotomy of truth and lies in a marriage, how men can transform into dangerous foes instead of husbands to the wives they supposedly love.
April 17, 2019
Gugino's performance is strong and varied enough to keep viewers riveted during a confronting personal ordeal ahead.
March 7, 2019
Filmmaker Mike Flanagan delivers an efficiently-paced adaptation that grows more and more absorbing as it progresses into its midsection...
February 11, 2019
[Gerald's Game] is thoughtful and tense, with moments of pathos and a surprising sense of the visceral.
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