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Goats Reviews

August 10, 2012
Nibbles on a lot of stuff it never gets around to digesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 10, 2012
If I were Holden Caulfield, I might call it lousy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 9, 2012
If Mr. Neil had the tonal mastery of Wes Anderson, "Goats" could have been so much more than an episodic sequence of whimsical little psychodramas.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 9, 2012
"Goats" is just b-a-a-a-aad.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
August 9, 2012
[The] solid cast ... can't make the film feel like anything more than a meander through the familiar-feeling angst of a privileged teenager.
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 8, 2012
... a stubborn, mangy, tangled-haired mutt of a movie -- one that could have used a little more guidance and construction and a little less free-range 'quirkiness.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 8, 2012
Loses the flavor of the journey.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 8, 2012
Mellow, but very much a work in progress, Goats has a bland but overcrowded menu that could benefit from a little feta.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 7, 2012
Despite the ever-escalating cost of private education, there are still some who feel that there's no character more empathetic than a boarding school lad.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 7, 2012
Goats may cover an all-too-familiar terrain, but at least it grazes it well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 7, 2012
Christopher Neil directs with a mechanical blandness made more tedious still by a score of gentle guitar strumming so aggravatingly benign it might inspire you to partake in one of Wendy's climactic, cathartic primal screams.
January 26, 2012
Genial but gratingly irrelevant and none too witty.
January 26, 2012
A debut feature lacking both finesse and ingenuity.