Good on Paper

Good on Paper

Good on Paper

After years of putting her career ahead of love, a stand-up comic believes she's struck gold and found the perfect guy in this comedy. However, as their dating lives progress, she becomes more suspicious that he's not the man he says he is.

2021Rating: R92 minsUSAUniversal Pictures
ComedyDramaRomance

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It's not funny enough to work as a straight comedy and not human enough to work as a dramedy.

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Paste

Paste

Should be permanently erased from the memories of anyone unlucky enough to have seen it.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Schlesinger's comedy also gets a little too smoothed out in the process, the film playing it safe when we want it to run wild.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Shlesinger's resistance to buffering over her prickly bits is the best thing about "Good on Paper."

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

By the end, our sympathies lie with neither duper nor the duped.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

It's a bravura portrayal of a character who's endearing, awkward and strange, in a movie that's definitely overlong but can be engagingly weird.

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Variety

Variety

Containing razor-sharp witticisms about feminine intuition, gendered sexual politics and relationships, it excels beyond its self-deprecating title.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Despite the movie's darker aspects, Gatewood and Shlesinger escape with some decent laughs and pointed questions.

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