The Good Girl Reviews

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June 12, 2018
"The Good Girl'' will finally make Jennifer Aniston a movie star.
March 31, 2009
A warmly satisfying comedy about dissatisfied people seeking to escape from the personal prison of their mundane lives in soulless suburbia.
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.
May 13, 2003
May 2, 2003
Maybe Aniston should stop trying to be serious and stick with being funny, which is something she can certainly do.
January 20, 2003
A watchable and competently acted drama ... It's all very much out of the American Beauty rulebook.
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
April 29, 2009
Jennifer Aniston is excellent in what is the best performance of her career, yet.
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.
November 6, 2006
A wistful exploration of life's choices; thanks to Aniston, it resonates as both a comedy and a detailed character study.
December 6, 2005
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.
January 7, 2005
Aniston shows promising signs of a post-sitcom career with her convincing and understated dramatic work.
November 12, 2004
Leaves me craving for the entree.
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.
February 1, 2004
[Aniston] manages to reveal layers of depth audiences have yet to see from her.
December 4, 2003
O humor cido e a sensibilidade do filme com relao aos seus personagens merecem aplausos - assim como a belssima performance de Aniston.
May 20, 2003
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.
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