Old Goats Reviews

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Andrew Frisicano
Time Out
January 14, 2014
A palpable sense that these so-called golden years could end at any moment is the film's ultimate punch line.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Inkoo Kang
Village Voice
January 21, 2014
[An] eager-to-please but creaky and shambling movie.
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
January 21, 2014
Intriguing non-pro actors are badly served by a half-baked film.
Noah Berlatsky
The Dissolve
February 6, 2014
Even post-retirement, the film seems to say, guys will be guys, and women should go sit somewhere else.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Drew Hunt
Slant Magazine
January 20, 2014
Taylor Guterson's film offers thoughtful, if familiar, comments on friendship, self-doubt, and romantic angst.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
January 23, 2014
As these buddies banter about the irritations of getting on and getting along, it does not feel as if the movie were making jokes at their expense.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 30, 2014
An appealing film reveals the bright side of retirement for three men.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
March 14, 2013
"Old Goats" is a different kind of film, enjoyable in its uniqueness, though its charms have a limited shelf life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Frank Lovece
Film Journal International
January 16, 2014
It doesn't view old age with the cute 'n' twinkly lens of Hollywood comedies, nor is it Nebraska, let's say. It's a little gem of modest lives and, in its own way, bros before hos.
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 16, 2012
A low-key, homemade pleasure; a quiet, appealing film about a late chapter in life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marc Mohan
Oregonian
November 29, 2012
A near-masterpiece of understated humor and empathy ...
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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