God Help the Girl Reviews

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October 10, 2014
God Help the Girl is about aspirations and goals, musical or otherwise. Murdoch is working some things out here, gracefully on the whole.
October 2, 2014
"Girl" meanders narratively and with random chronology ...
September 18, 2014
The movie is like a milk shake so sweet that you want to keep drinking, even as you begin to gag.
September 18, 2014
It's adorable. It's also very thin.
September 12, 2014
Browning, staring down the camera and singing up a storm, brings buckets of soulfulness to a script that might not be terribly deep.
September 11, 2014
At 90 minutes, this material might have sped through. Coming closer to two hours, it drags.
September 11, 2014
Like the music, the filmmaking habitually meanders.
September 8, 2014
The lively, playful, self-aware musical God Help the Girl has such a will-o'-the-wisp quality you fear it will disappear if you attempt to fence it.
September 5, 2014
A gentle musical drama that ultimately drifts into too many culs-de-sac.
September 5, 2014
This isn't a memorable or especially serious film, despite its nod toward "issues," but it has an insouciant spirit all its own.
September 5, 2014
The movie doesn't quite make it to two hours, but my patience was tried pretty much any point at which the movie went a long stretch without a song.
September 4, 2014
Belle and Sebastian fans will be fully sated; everyone else might feel as if they'd consumed a meal consisting entirely of meringue.
September 4, 2014
Inconsistent in a way contemporary productions rarely are, its shortcomings the result of an excess of creative energy, rather than a lack thereof.
September 3, 2014
It essentially amounts to a series of music videos.
September 2, 2014
Browning captures Eve's weariness and enthusiasm, and her lovely voice and crisp delivery gives Murdoch's labored lyrics a vulnerable immediacy.
August 21, 2014
It's not funny or clever, or even musically very interesting. It's just bad.
August 21, 2014
Like an artisan breadcrumb trail, God Helpthe Girl is made of disconnected parts yetones so tangythat it is easy to be tickled right until the end.
August 20, 2014
The whole phantasmagorical enterprise is so sweetly confident that it just about gets away with its entirely casual approach to believability.
January 29, 2014
An indie musical that feels like one long B-side.
January 25, 2014
Fraught with ambition and aspiration, but thin on talent and technique.
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