The Good Liar Reviews

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March 24, 2020
The Good Liar, starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, is a slow-winding mystery that comes to a head with an understated yet satisfying finale.
January 23, 2020
Despite The Good Liar's many plot issues, it remains a cracker of a thriller that's worth a watch.
January 10, 2020
The Good Liar is going to be a fall gem, it's a movie truly for adults in a growing sea of franchise tentpole releases this winter.
January 6, 2020
Between their performances, Condon's handsome, confident direction and a fine score by Carter Burwell, the movie is well-crafted pleasure.
December 19, 2019
Interesting, surprising,great cast
December 19, 2019
A handsome, prestige, low-key thriller that plays very effectively with the perils of online dating, tapping into that universal suspicion we all share about the honesty of those we deal with over the internet.
December 11, 2019
This movie requires a major suspension of belief as each reveal gets more ridiculous than the next. But if you can take that leap there's fun to be had
December 10, 2019
Filmmaker Bill Condon does an effective job of initially luring the viewer into the deliberately-paced proceedings...
December 10, 2019
Older, more sensitive audiences be warned: this is no sweet Richard Curtis comedy or romantic Merchant Ivory tale.
December 9, 2019
With actors like these in top form there's never a dull moment, even when the film delves into flashbacks set in the distant past.
December 9, 2019
It's great to see a strong older woman character starring in a female-driven story, and those looking for an adult drama will find just enough to like.
December 9, 2019
The Good Liar is a captivating game of cat and mouse executed by two consummate pros.
December 6, 2019
The plot keeps you guessing and though you may think you know what is going on, sit back and relax and let the story take you along.
December 6, 2019
There are numerous sequences with Mirren and McKellen acting against each other, and these moments crackle. There's great satisfaction in watching a well-made, richly-detailed mystery that tells a carefully constructed story.
December 5, 2019
A classic lineage film with actors who know how to manipulate the viewer with elegance. [Full review in Spanish]
December 5, 2019
McKellen and Mirren are two exceptional performers. [Full review in Spanish]
December 5, 2019
Plot failures aside, The Good Liar is constantly watchable, thanks to a lead duo who keep the film afloat with their dedication.
December 3, 2019
The Good Liar ends up overcoming some doses of cruelty and certain underlines in his structure of psychological thriller thanks to two wise, noble and virtuous actors. [Full review in Spanish]
December 3, 2019
For many it will be inevitable to see Mirren and McKellen performing for the first time together at the cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
December 3, 2019
The Good Liar works better as an acting masterclass by its brilliant lead performers, rather than a taut and rewarding storytelling experience.
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