Akiva Gottlieb

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For 13 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 7% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 93% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 20.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Akiva Gottlieb's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 42
Highest review score: 70 Stolen Childhoods
Lowest review score: 10 Second Best
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 13
  2. Negative: 4 out of 13
13 movie reviews
    • 34 Metascore
    • 20 Akiva Gottlieb
    This micro-budget amateur-acting exercise plays like "The Anniversary Party" without the frisson of marquee performers behaving badly. We get F-listers playing at being marquee performers behaving badly.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    The timelier elements of Campfire, which cleared house at Israel's Academy Awards this year, are too salient to dismiss.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    Only works when the subjects are onstage. Watching the quartet doing laundry, playing arcade games, or getting haircuts evokes the banality of road life far too accurately, and at 105 minutes, the film hardly leaves us wanting more.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    The main problem with this Disney release--which also wastes the voices of Ricky Gervais and Jim Broadbent--is its refusal to recognize the war as anything but an excuse for tomfoolery.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 10 Akiva Gottlieb
    An ugly, amateurish film that champions mediocrity in a meta-attempt to justify its own ineptitude.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Akiva Gottlieb
    So well-intentioned it almost renders critical examination frivolous.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    It might be, empirically speaking, the gayest movie ever released.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 30 Akiva Gottlieb
    Dishwater-dull period melodrama.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Akiva Gottlieb
    Gets by on infectious geniality.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    Breezy, sporadically funny.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 20 Akiva Gottlieb
    Henry Jaglom's latest study of contemporary female obsessions among a noxious clan of West L.A. bourgeoisie is of more pathological than cinematic interest.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 50 Akiva Gottlieb
    An average film starring an average character actor, but maybe that's the point. This is a story about the benefits of just showing up. Even at its most sentimental, Riegert's pet project possesses a lived-in integrity that nearly offsets the staleness of the material.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 40 Akiva Gottlieb
    An uncomfortable intermingling of message movie and gross-out comedy, a sporadically funny vehicle that indicts its audience for laughing.

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