Goat Reviews

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September 23, 2016
If you are college-bound, go and see Goat first, but for God's sake don't take your parents.
September 23, 2016
Any discussion of toxic masculinity, or the ways in which brotherhood in all its forms can get twisted, is likely to be muted by second-guessing of the movie's methods.
September 23, 2016
Though the movie aims for the gravity and psychological horror of Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, the film is essentially the dark flip side of a Seth Rogen comedy ...
September 22, 2016
A fact-based fratboy movie it might be helpful to think of as Animal House minus the laughs.
September 22, 2016
The performances are conscientious and earnest; Mr. Jonas has not much to do but come off as callow, with a streak of kindness, and he does so.
September 22, 2016
With the masterful final shot, Neel wisely leaves the character in a fragile place, uncertain of his next steps.
April 20, 2019
Without indicting the fraternity system, co-writer/director Andrew Neel scrutinizes the viability of young men who look for a solution to the problems of masculine assertion and social cohesion within such groups.
February 21, 2019
It's resonant, thought-provoking and memorable.
November 5, 2018
Goat harrowingly explores the hypocrisy of fraternal brotherhood, bearing witness to the ugly rights of passage that men must submit to into order to earn their badge of masculinity.
November 1, 2018
Goat explores the worst of youthful masculinity, that moment when the lines is crossed from good natured ribbing into degrading torture.
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