Goat Reviews

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.
September 22, 2016
Goat wouldn't be as strong as it is without the strength of Schnetzer's lead performance, which provides the emotional anchor around which the rest of the film orbits.
September 22, 2016
This one's a tough sit. I had to look away at times; at the film's midpoint, the hazing rituals of hell week begin in earnest, and Neel doesn't elide much. There's a numbing aspect to "Goat." But the best of it, I'd say, is honorably harsh ...
September 22, 2016
This isn't an easy film to watch. But it's even harder to forget.
September 22, 2016
A narrowly focused but unsettling indictment of campus culture.