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Very Good Girls

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

July 25, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Naomi Foner

Starring :

Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Peter Sarsgaard, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss, Ellen Barkin, Clark Gregg, Kiernan Shipka

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..with a screenplay lacking the freshness and credibility of Foner's best work, this all-around misfire saddles a miscast group of name thesps (including Foner's son-in-law Peter Sarsgaard) with some strikingly awful costume design..”
by Alissa Simon [Variety]
“..Very Good Girls is a film one wants to like but can't. It just doesn't work..”
by Chuck Wilson [Village Voice]
“..the drama feels more like the stuff of a mild - and dated - YA novel than an involving exploration of female experience..”
by Sheri Linden [Los Angeles Times]
“..in more ways than one, "Very Good Girls" is a family affair..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
1 of 4

“..a drama that feels like an old person's idea of what young people are like..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 5

“.."Very Good Girls" is a dusty cross between "Little Darlings" and an after-school special..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Jesse Hassenger [A.V. Club]

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