For 38 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Aaron Riccio's Scores

Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 The L.A. Complex: Season 2
Lowest review score: 0 Zero Hour: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 38
  2. Negative: 10 out of 38
38 tv reviews
    • 56 Metascore
    • 38 Aaron Riccio
    So while the one-liners are sub-CSI: Miami ("Time to upgrade," quips Becca as she overrides a security system; "Oh, no," she monotones upon discovering a corpse), the cinematography and fight choreography serve to at least temporarily keep both the audience and cast breathless.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 38 Aaron Riccio
    Unwilling to really shake things up, the writers have instead drained the life out of their own series, and what's left is merely a desiccated reminder of something that was once entertaining.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 38 Aaron Riccio
    There's too much meandering without meaningful payoffs.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 38 Aaron Riccio
    Its one-note premise has worn itself out, and the show must now either evolve or shrivel up.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 25 Aaron Riccio
    Apart from a few dry, ashy chuckles conjured up by memories of what Rescue Me once was, this final season is about as useful as a lighter in a vacuum: Forget fresh air, there's no air left on which to cast a spark.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 25 Aaron Riccio
    There isn't a single interesting person in CBS's dud-on-arrival Person of Interest; at best, there's only a single interesting idea.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 12 Aaron Riccio
    Nikita is just another bland spy drama, an excuse to put women in skimpy outfits--Alias without a heart, Chuck without the sense of humor, and Covert Affairs without the good casting.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 12 Aaron Riccio
    Whereas The Evil Dead‘s Ash was capable of change, Stan’s nothing more than an insufferably sexist and homophobic throwback, willing to risk everyone’s life in order to prove that Starsky and Hutch were secretly gay.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 12 Aaron Riccio
    This mercilessly edited program isn’t interested in thoughtful observations about the countries it visits, but on a sort of crass disaster theater, in which real-life, celebrity grumpy old men go on a Bucket List-style misadventure.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 0 Aaron Riccio
    The first 12 minutes are enough to bury it, though given the shoddy acting, overwrought dialogue, and poor production values, it's easy to imagine that 12 full episodes would in fact bring about the end of time itself.

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