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For 270 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 69% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 28% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Bob Mondello's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 73
Highest review score: 100 12 Years a Slave
Lowest review score: 10 I Am Number Four
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 7 out of 270
270 movie reviews
    • 29 Metascore
    • 35 Bob Mondello
    There's no chemistry between Zellweger and Connick, and there's not a moment in which anything anyone does feels remotely plausible.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 30 Bob Mondello
    What possessed Liv Tyler to take a role in this sadistic, unmotivated home-invasion flick.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 30 Bob Mondello
    Dunno about the Earth, but time certainly stands still for a goodly portion of Scott Derrickson's expensively produced but utterly boneheaded remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 30 Bob Mondello
    Hard to say what's dumber, the premise or the characters in William Olsson's trashily preposterous An American Affair.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 30 Bob Mondello
    Alas, there's scarcely a moment of ingenuity or surprise in this tale of the supremely smug, unmarried-but-made-for-each-other Brad and Kate.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 20 Bob Mondello
    None of them -- not one, not for a moment -- is remotely funny.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 10 Bob Mondello
    I Am Number Four's CGI sequences are murky and dark, its performances negligible, its script genuinely inept. There is, I should note, a puppy, which arguably keeps the film this side of completely unbearable, but just barely.

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