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The Good German

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller, Romance

Release Date :

December 15, 2006 (NY, LA)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Steven Soderbergh

Starring :

George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Leland Orser, Beau Bridges, Tony Curran, Robin Weigert, Jack Thompson, Christian Oliver

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

2.5 of 4

“..often feels overplotted..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 5

“..It looks terrific, but [there's] a real lack of heart and soul..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : B+

“..is basically good all around..”
by Stephen Bozzo [The Cinema Source]
“..a smart, well-paced adaptation..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“..a hyper-stylized film noir that's only intermittently compelling..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
4 of 5

“..a crackling and engaging noir mystery..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Todd McCarthy [Variety]

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