Calvin Wilson
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For 139 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 83% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 17% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 18.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Calvin Wilson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 78
Highest review score: 100 Zero Dark Thirty
Lowest review score: 25 The Bounty Hunter
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 3 out of 139
139 movie reviews
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Smith turns in a subtly layered performance that suggests the hurt behind Kathy's callousness. And O'Donnell gets to the heart of a man who realizes too late that he's made unfortunate choices.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    As biopics go, The Iron Lady is among the more intriguing ones.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    The Tree might have suffered from too much symbolism if not for writer-director Julie Bertuccelli's deft touch and Gainsbourg's appealing performance.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Pleasant, well-acted but somewhat overlong, The Way was written and directed by Estevez, who's perhaps best known for his acting career ("The Breakfast Club").
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Lacks the urgency of "Who Killed the Electric Car?" But Paine's thorough knowledge of his subject, and engaging way with an interview, make the follow-up film a fun ride.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Isn't as memorable or provocative as it might have been. But it's an engaging love story that should appeal to moviegoers with a flair for the offbeat.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Stölzl blends romance and melancholy in fine style.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    What's lacking is a galvanizing performance comparable to that of the Oscar-nominated Catalina Sandino Moreno in "Maria Full of Grace." Still, The Forgiveness of Blood is a memorable portrait of a society and the demands it makes on those caught up in it.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Alma is at once a charmer and a contrarian, and Bergsholm achieves that balance with seeming effortlessness. At times, she's more than a bit reminiscent of the young Jodie Foster.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Denham impressively captures Peter's flintiness, rendering him sympathetic yet not quite likable, and Vicius is just right as the wary Lorna.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Bana ("Munich") makes an effective bad guy. Hunnam portrays Jay as a hero worth rooting for. And Wilde turns in a nuanced performance as a woman in conflict with herself.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    At once an intriguing character study and a refreshingly offbeat romance.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    The Well-Digger's Daughter is perhaps a bit too sentimental. But the performances are so heartfelt that its occasional excesses are easily forgiven. In a movie summer too often obsessed with things that go boom, this film is all about romance.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Whereas "Chill" attempted to define a generation, "Lies" is more of a statement about the nature and limits of friendship.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    The acting is first-rate. Gosling masterfully fills in Luke’s motivational blanks, and Cooper nicely handles Avery’s evolution from idealist to manipulator.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    The Big Picture ends perhaps a bit too ambiguously, but there's something refreshing about its faith in the moviegoer's intelligence.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    To the Wonder teeters between experimentation and incoherence. Does it deserve to be seen? Absolutely. Just be aware of what you’re getting into.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Calvin Wilson
    Cold in July has all the qualifications of a midnight movie in the making.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Fulfills its mission, which is to be a crowd-pleasing tearjerker.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Tests the loyalty of fans that may expect his work to be extreme, but not to such an extent.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Although the film begins promisingly, it proves to be little more than a soap opera.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Jeunet -- whose influence can be seen in everything from the short-lived TV series "Pushing Daisies" to the Oscar-winning film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" -- remains one of the world's most imaginative directors. But Micmacs is a misfire.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Although their latest film is not without a certain charm, it quickly wears out its welcome.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    If you're interested in a drama about a few days in the life of an American abroad, you may find Cairo Time engaging. But for some viewers, it all may be just too subtle.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Only a heartfelt performance by Diane Lane rescues the film from abject mediocrity.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    As a drama about coping with hard times, The Company Men doesn't come close to being as sharp or entertaining as "Up in the Air" - which starred Wells' "ER" associate George Clooney.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Pregnant with possibility; it's the delivery that disappoints.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    Plays as if Tillman studied the works of director Michael Mann ("Heat"), but got a C on the final exam.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 63 Calvin Wilson
    A flawed but intriguing new chapter in animation.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 50 Calvin Wilson
    In Hollywood, it’s all about the concept, and some studio executive must have thought it would be fun to watch Adams slogging around in the Irish mud. Unfortunately, there’s no accounting for taste.