The Good Liar Reviews

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August 5, 2020
I needlessly waste almost two hours of my life seeing this nonsense that on the surface appears to be complex with its criminal plot of mysteries and deceits. [Full review in Spanish]
May 28, 2020
This was just a bad adaptation of a book.
March 9, 2020
Helen Mirren is fabulous, but we can't recommend it.
February 6, 2020
It would take a good liar to tell you this succeeds as a taut thriller, but even that wouldn't be able to cover up the truth.
January 13, 2020
It's hard to guess the motivations of the characters...Mirren and McKellen are always fun to watch, no matter the material, but this material is wobbly.
January 4, 2020
Playing like a stage farce, this is one of those films where even the cast loses faith in a better outcome.
January 2, 2020
Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren are two of the best actors to come out of England but they're not enough to save this muddled, disappointing script.
December 27, 2019
The Good Liar has all the ingredients to get your heart racing and your blood pumping: extortion, murder, stolen identity, even online dating. But the sum of its parts comes up far short of expectations.
December 23, 2019
The film has more turns than what even a mummy's foot would be capable of. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 20, 2019
After the characters travel to Germany there's too much exposition and Condon cannot recover his movie, allowing The Good Liar to lose its perverse appeal. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 12, 2019
Unworthy of the attention and talent poured into it.
December 12, 2019
What starts as a playful cat and mouse game of deception, rapidly loses its way, morphing into an unbelievable, convoluted and dark tale of revenge.
December 10, 2019
Despite its noble efforts, The Good Liar crashes into a clumsy attempt. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 10, 2019
The film sells itself first on McKellen and Mirren and then on its "twisty" plot. The actors are great; the plot, not.
December 9, 2019
Mirren and McKellen make wonderful companions, even as both seem to be trying to keep up appearances.
December 6, 2019
Everything here is capricious, forced, oblivious to more or less any logical sense of narrative continuity. [Full review in Spanish]
December 5, 2019
Not terrible, but not good enough to drop everything immediately for a look-see.
November 27, 2019
The Good Liar is a forgettable film featuring an otherwise stellar pairing.
November 24, 2019
In an early scene, Roy describes online dating as "anticipation followed by a letdown." I know the truth hurts, but that's "The Good Liar" in a nutshell.
November 22, 2019
It's well-crafted enough, to where it could've unfolded in such an expert way...but they're just reading what's going on and filming the backstory...
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