White God Reviews

August 3, 2018
What you see then among the fluffy chaos on screen is, above all else, a wasted opportunity.
March 30, 2018
Rather than suffering from a lack of form, however, White God is split in two by the tonal and narrative incongruities of a twinned pair of plots that have no business being in the same film.
February 25, 2016
Mundruczó's focus is clearly going to the admittedly impressive execution, but White God lacks the narrative weight to leave an impact.
January 1, 2016
Reads as a stylized conceit, undercut by too many little moments when performances, from human and canine alike, don't truthfully express what the movie says they do.
December 7, 2015
In its vague antiestablishment posturing, drubbing yet puritanically thrill-resistant nastiness, and capsule-ready conceit, it embodies the worst aspects of an instinct dulled by professionalism.
November 16, 2015
A hard to fathom revenge of the outcasts fantasy drama.
June 29, 2015
You remember the first shots, and the last, but the film never really finds its footing.
April 9, 2015
The obviousness of the message -- follow the right leader -- would be more tolerable in a less badly acted, less shoddy-looking film.
March 26, 2015
White God wants audiences to be moved because stray dogs are persecuted like homeless people. But viewers are prodded to despise the one actual street person in the movie for taking advantage of a dog.
Top Critic
March 26, 2015
It's ruthless but sentimental, gritty but fanciful, drop-dead serious but also a little impossible to take seriously.
March 25, 2015
...could all just be an ineptly handled gag, like the agit-prop Euro-Benji film it occasionally resembles.
March 25, 2015
Imagine a gritty version of the 'Simpsons' episode where Santa's Little Helper runs away and becomes a scary fighting mutt - shorn of the Laddie subplot, alas.
March 14, 2015
It affects a general air of artistically inclined realism, but it's mostly concerned with building tension via a steady accumulation of flatly conceived misery.