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  • 25
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    It is crystal clear who screwed up this tortuously slow-moving romantic drama. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    At its best, the film is undeniably tender. Sweet, even. show more

  • 50
    James Greenberg The Hollywood Reporter

    Alternately compelling and dramatically limp, the film scores points for exploring unfamiliar territory but lacks the emotional depth to make some very strange behavior believable. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    This unlikely micro-budgeted project is written and directed by Marianna Palka, who also plays the female lead. The guy is portrayed by her real-life boyfriend, Jason Ritter (son of the late John). Their performances are quite remarkable and their chemistry is palpable, even if Good Dick is primarily intended for more adventurous moviegoers. show more

  • 80
    Film Threat

    In the vast wasteland of romantic comedies, this lovely film defies the tired genre. show more

  • 80
    Carina Chocano Los Angeles Times

    Good Dick carries its messed-up, highly improbable premise so lightly and gracefully that it ultimately comes off as a sweet, plausible and curiously grounded love story -- and touchingly old-fashioned. show more

  • 70
    Andrew O'Hehir Salon.com

    A dark, sweet and sophisticated confection. show more

  • 60
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Good Dick surmounts its indie-movie quirkiness with exceptional acting and a sincere belief in the salvation of its wounded characters. show more

  • 40
    L.A. Weekly

    It feels provocative but inconclusive -- brimming with intriguing ideas about love's dark underbelly but not quite confident enough to pull them off. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthy Variety

    An annoying example of self-therapy posing as art. show more

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