Reviews: Greed (2020)

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  • Chris Barsanti @ Slant
    • Excerpt: The film takes occasional stabs at comic grotesquerie, but it’s brought back to earth by an insistent docudrama seriousness.
  • [New] | Sarah Boslaugh @ TheArtsSTL
    • Excerpt: The YMMV judgment also applies to the many scenes of the degenerate rich proving they have more money than brains—basically, everyone already knows that such people exist, and I don’t find Winterbottom’s attempts at satire to be either entertaining or enlightening. The result is a film that largely falls flat, failing to either amuse or challenge the viewer.
  • Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: Winterbottom encouraged improvisation and Coogan, who has shown a scary affinity for portraying obnoxious gits (albeit highly entertaining one), summons Trump and his ilk… Call it “The Trip to the Roman Empire: The Road to Global Ruin.”
  • Charlie Juhl @ Citizen Charlie
    • Excerpt: If you see money through this lens, “Kylie Jenner has over a billion Instagram followers and is on the cover of Forbes; well, she must be a very good person,” then Greed is a doc rather than a farce.
  • Jared Mobarak @ JaredMobarak.com
    • Excerpt: What we receive is miserabilism as fodder for comedy that takes a hard left into miserabilism for miserabilism’s sake. It is entertaining, though.
  • Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment
    • Excerpt: Perhaps Greed is good, or maybe it’s just shy of it.