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God's Pocket

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 09, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

John Slattery

Starring :

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eddie Marsan, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, John Turturro, Caleb Landry Jones, Domenick Lombardozzi, Glenn Fleshler, Lenny Venito, Casey Roberts

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..you only wish debuting feature director John Slattery had brought some of the spark he's shown on Mad Men, even when deep in his cups..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
4 of 5

“..many pleasures in "God's Pocket" come from the interplay between characters too wise to tell the truth but too proud to shut their yaps..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
1 of 4

“..an unbearable waste of time, God's Pocket is empty inside and out..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
2 of 4

“.."God's Pocket" is a little too much, of everything. And yet not quite enough for Slattery, who deserves something more..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
3.5 of 4

“.."God's Pocket" an added elegiac layer that makes its bitter ironies that much more painful..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Reviewed by David Edelstein [Vulture]

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