...a darkly comic exploration of relationships among characters who don’t know how to maintain them.
...Aniston playing a straggle-haired cashier at a tacky discount store, she brings you around smartish with her emotional but reflective performance. And the boys are good too.
...a carefully measured mixture of bone-dry comedy and genuine pathos that struggles to maintain its balance against the weight of Aniston's firmly established Friends persona.
A watchable and competently acted drama...
The Good Girl offers nothing more spectacular than a character study. And, although The Good Girl's protagonist may be trapped by routine, that's one claim that can never be made about the movie.