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The Good Girl Reviews

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June 7, 2011
Arteta's third feature is good step in the right direction, for him as a disrector and for Jennifer Anniston as an actress
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 29, 2009
Jennifer Aniston is excellent in what is the best performance of her career, yet.
March 31, 2009
A warmly satisfying comedy about dissatisfied people seeking to escape from the personal prison of their mundane lives in soulless suburbia.
July 2, 2008
In Miguel Arteta's quirky indie feature, Jennifer Aniston searches for meaning and passion in a swirl of suburban malaise and ironically may have finally found a character who can reveal the shades of her talent.
July 14, 2007
After languishing in second-banana roles in such films as Picture Perfect and Rock Star, Ms. Aniston here creates a fully realized character of surprising nuance and depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 9, 2006
I wish I could say I liked it more, but despite a smattering of priceless moments, The Good Girl gets bogged down in the very narrowness that afflicts Justine.
September 30, 2005
In the long run, The Good Girl will be remembered more as a chance for Jennifer Aniston to wet her acting chops than for anything else.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 7, 2005
Aniston shows promising signs of a post-sitcom career with her convincing and understated dramatic work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 12, 2004
Leaves me craving for the entree.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 23, 2004
White, who has a knack for imparting a sense of humor to his screenplays, created several minor characters who lighten the Retail Rodeo's claustrophic atmosphere.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 1, 2004
[Aniston] manages to reveal layers of depth audiences have yet to see from her.
December 4, 2003
O humor ácido e a sensibilidade do filme com relação aos seus personagens merecem aplausos - assim como a belíssima performance de Aniston.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 2, 2003
Aniston may not have received her much-touted Oscar nomination, but this brilliantly funny and often touching film should assure her a solid post-Friends career.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 2, 2003
Maybe Aniston should stop trying to be serious and stick with being funny, which is something she can certainly do.
April 27, 2003
The Good Girl belongs to Aniston, who buries Rachel in style with a sweet, soulful, hangdog performance that you will be thinking of long after you leave the cinema. .
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2003
Moving, insightful and thoroughly entertaining, The Good Girl takes us to the crossroads of the human heart. The question is which way to turn/
February 8, 2003
...Another showcase for Aniston's considerable talent as well as another triumph for [writer] White and [director] Arteta.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 27, 2003
'Si bien no logra desarrollarse como un gran drama, tampoco es tan superficial como muchas cintas que pecan de pretenciosas y que resultan totalmente banales.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 26, 2003
Wraps itself in the guise of a dark and quirky comedy, but it isn't as quirky as it thinks it is and its comedy is generally mean-spirited.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
January 20, 2003
A watchable and competently acted drama ... It's all very much out of the American Beauty rulebook.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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