...tiny but worthy...
—Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly
...a Holocaust parable that barely registers a pulse.
—Kyle Smith New York Post
The thesis in Good is not especially well argued.
—Peter Rainer Christian Science Monitor
...doesn't go in for a lot of nuance.
—Noel Murray Onion AV Club
...an anemic screen adaptation...
—Stephen Holden New York Times
A character study of a Nazi quisling that's frequently too muddled to reach even the level of banality...
—Bill Weber Slant Magazine
...shows how a weak man succumbs, yet falters in its own attempt at greatness.
—Betsy Sharkey Los Angeles Times
...a really terrible movie based on what I imagine was a far more interesting 1981 play about a German professor who writes a book about how it's all right to kill your very sick loved ones...
—Ella Taylor Village Voice