Acts of Godfrey
Acts of Godfrey (2012)

As a group assembles for a two-day sales course called ' Win Only Win,' Godfrey sets the tone by informing us that we have no control over our lives and are merely his pawns. We are introduced to the hapless alarm salesman Vic… More

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Guy Lodge
Variety

A strained exercise in dramaturgical gimmickry that would be trying even as fringe theater.

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Tom Seymour
Little White Lies

It chose the wrong form, and we're hiding a yawn.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Souls are bared and old scores are settled, among a gallery of characters who could probably be bettered.

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Edward Lawrenson
Time Out

The results are slight but old-fashioned fun, Think less TS Eliot, more 'Carry On'.

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This is London

Whoever first believed this film was a good idea must, I'm afraid, be severely spoken to - preferably not in verse.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Not much is happening of any real interest. At least the sparky collection of characters helps overcome the film's corny tone.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

The dialogue is in rhyming couplets, an initially amusing device that rapidly becomes tiresome as the listener comes to anticipate the end of the next line, "vicars" inevitably being followed three seconds later by "knickers".

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Andrew Pulver
Guardian

Things only properly kick off in a frantic farce-like finale; by then the laboriousness of the plotting has taken its toll.

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Simon Crook
Empire Magazine

An audacious experiment that misses the mark by some distance.

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