Stephen King's A Good Marriage Reviews

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October 16, 2014
The resulting domestic tension is rife with darkly comedic and dramatic possibilities that were better exploited on the printed page, where King was able to more fully delineate his heroine's tortured thought process.
October 7, 2014
A wry, old-fashioned thriller adapted by King from his short story.
October 3, 2014
It's arguably the dullest King film yet, despite solid work by LaPaglia to save it and a decent set-up that goes absolutely nowhere.
October 2, 2014
Mr. King's script offers a wealth of behavioral details, notably in the conversations between Bob and Darcy, which put a deliciously perverse twist on conjugal familiarity.
October 2, 2014
Much thinner than you would expect.
October 2, 2014
In his approach to bringing his own story to the screen, the author gave no consideration for actual performance or humor, valuing his language over all else.
July 19, 2019
A Good Marriage opens with enough potential to lure in the viewer, only to unravel into a forgettable slog that does nothing but waste its potential.
April 28, 2016
Veteran actors Allen, Lapaglia and Stephen Lang add a level of gravitas that sells the material, countering the matter-of-fact direction from Peter Askin that lends the air of a made-for-TV movie. But they can do only so much with a story this listless.
October 31, 2014
... lacks consistent suspense and relies too often on genre cliches instead of the clever twists that such material usually commands.
October 5, 2014
Suspenseful and compelling with great camera work and fine performances by Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia, despite an ending that feels rushed and contrived.
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