All Good Things
All Good Things (2010)

Inspired by the most notorious missing person's case in New York history, ALL GOOD THINGS is a love story and murder mystery set against the backdrop of a New York real estate dynasty in the 1980s. Produced and directed by Andrew… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 3, 2010
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2011
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's well-acted, and the true story that inspired it offers plenty of drama -- which is why it's so frustrating that All Good Things is so clichéd and frustratingly ambiguous.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

The film is so busy working hard to convict one rather shady character, it never convinces us of its own reason to exist.

Rafer Guzman

It also feels like one man's attempt to try another in the court of cinema, or perhaps correct the course of justice itself.

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Sarah Marrs

This movie isn't terrible. It's just forgettable.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There's a fascinating story here for a bolder filmmaker, but after so much meandering it's a relief that All Good Things must come to an end.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Director Andrew Jarecki, who made his name with the documentary Capturing the Friedmans, is less successful at limning family dysfunctionality in the fictional mode.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

The result just falls flat.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Jarecki knows how to make scenes of boisterous family reunions and quiet moments between lovers engaging: He fares less well, though, when the story takes a dark turn.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The unsolved crime turns out to be less mysterious than the mind of the killer, nervily portrayed by Gosling as not evil but unaccountably empty.

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Mack Rawden

The acting occasionally borders on great. The story itself is more than worthy. But none of that comes close to overcoming the misguided pacing and overall lack of depth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
It is curious to see that they changed the names of everyone involved in the Robert Durst case when even the character's sworn statement in court is… More
Melvin White
David Marks: Look at her. I swear to God, I didn't even know that people like her existed. She's perfect.  "The Perfect Love Story. Until It… More
Chris Weber
Based on a true story, which is apparently the most notorious missing person's case in New York history, this is a film about love, secrets, darkness and a… More
Bethany Murphy
Depsite this being a very slow start, you are already captivated by the fact it is a true story. Ryan Gosling is one of my all time favourite actors and he… More
Nicki Marie
Good, but had an unsatisfying ending. (which obviously can't be helped since it was based on a true story and the truth was never found out there either.… More
paul sandberg
As an adaptation of a real life crime event, "All Good Things" ain't no "Reversal of Fortune". Manipulative, out of focus and… More