Andrea Gronvall
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For 373 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 53% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Andrea Gronvall's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 57
Highest review score: 100 45365
Lowest review score: 0 RocknRolla
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 60 out of 373
373 movie reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    The casting of Reeves in the lead role is inspired: who better than the star of "The Matrix" and its sequels, a trilogy that borrows heavily from Dick's sensibility and obsessions, to play a personality split through overindulgence in drugs and manipulation by outside forces he barely recognizes?
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    The intersections between sleep and waking, memory, cinema, and the Internet lead to a spectacular battle of titans who spring from the mind's darkest recesses.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    he Diving Bell and the Butterfly fuses experimental techniques with a highly accessible and sometimes humorous narrative; it’s deeply personal yet universal in its humanism.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    Director Juan José Campanella weaves together two love stories--between the victim and her husband, and the investigator and his former boss (Soledad Villamil)--and creates some masterful set pieces; his breathless chase through a packed soccer stadium is a marvel of choreography and top-notch CGI.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    Directors Turner Ross and Bill Ross IV, brothers and native sons of Sidney, find poetry in images of the mundane.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    Michael Cera elevates deadpan to an art, starring as a slacker turned action hero in this wildly inventive comedy that's one of the most vivid and spirited adaptations of a comic book since Spider-Man--and one of the hippest since Ghost World.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    Samuel Maoz drew from his own war experiences to write and direct this searing drama, which ranks alongside "Platoon" and "No Man's Land" as an antiwar statement and recalls the claustrophobic despair of "Das Boot."
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    When the interrupters do succeed, the results can be riveting.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Andrea Gronvall
    The movie he (Wenders) went on to make with her Tanztheater Wuppertal is more than an elegy; his meticulous use of 3D endows the performances with a corporeality and intimacy hitherto unseen in a dance film.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    The extraordinary subject and the filmmaker's near total access make for a singular documentary.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    "Weird but cool," as one character says -- yet the movie is also remarkably touching.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    Up
    Writer-directors Pete Docter and Bob Peterson present hilarious insights into bird brains and canine psychology and treat thornier human emotions deftly.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    Writer-director Cary Fukunaga keeps the story lean while peppering it with realistic details.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    Provost and cowriter Marc Abdelnour explore the mutable boundaries between spirituality, naivete, genius, and madness, showing how the two outsiders and polar opposites cultivated a mutual understanding.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    Koreeda was inspired by his guilt over having neglected his own parents, and the story is remarkable for the quiet, seemingly casual way he depicts the fallout of bitterness and grief.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Andrea Gronvall
    Cinematographer Eduardo Serra underscores the sense of dread with a rich charcoal palette, and the outstanding CGI and 3D effects make the otherworldly threats more corporeal.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Under the harsh lights of the meticulously re-created, claustrophobic bunker, that scrutiny is relentless.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Over too soon.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    The most gleeful movie about a single-minded kid since "A Christmas Story."
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Pierre Morel's diving, spiraling camera keeps pace with Yuen Wo-ping's rapid-fire fight choreography, all smartly directed by Louis Leterrier.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    As the imperious actress (and whore) Elizabeth Barry, the unlikely object of Wilmot's affection, Samantha Morton finds the soul in a woman who's hard as nails, and Tom Hollander and Rosamund Pike also provide excellent support. The haunting score is by Michael Nyman.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Lasse Hallstrom (Chocolat) directs a sparking screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher (Stage Beauty) and Kimberly Simi; it starts as a frothy boudoir comedy but evolves into a masquerade by turns sweetly meditative and sharply satirical.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    This small gem about a South Central LA girl with a gift for spelling restores luster to the family genre.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Inspired by anthropologist Donald Thomson's early-20th-century photographs, this collaboration between a Western filmmaker and the native people of Ramingining is an impressive achievement of ethnographic cinema.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Disney goes meta in this witty, exuberant musical comedy whose parody and nostalgia serve a sweet and affecting romance.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Slyly exploiting audience expectations and prejudices, Lelouch calls into question our very ways of seeing, even as he and his longtime writing partner, Pierre Uytterhoeven, craft an elegant meditation on loss and rebirth.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Trained in Sanford Meisner's acting techniques, the director wrests surprisingly emotional disclosures from his subjects.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    The movie's first half is largely free of dialogue, playing like silent comedy, while the second act offers a breathtaking tour of the cosmos.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Rob Brown (Stop-Loss) gives a graceful, understated performance as Ernie Davis.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Andrea Gronvall
    Animation may be the ideal medium for replicating dreams, and in this unsettling feature by Ari Folman it also proves well suited to autobiography.

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