Caroline Westbrook
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For 22 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 59% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 41% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Caroline Westbrook's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Grease
Lowest review score: 40 Dangerous Minds
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
22 movie reviews
    • 67 Metascore
    • 100 Caroline Westbrook
    This, the debut feature from acclaimed TV director Danny Boyle, is the best British thriller for years, a chilling and claustrophobic heart-stopper centring on a moral dilemma destined to fuel many a dinner party conversation.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Caroline Westbrook
    It's every bit the great songfest it's hailed as, with bucketloads of innuendo thown in behind some of the most energetic musical numbers ever to grace the inside of a movie theatre.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    As derivative as it all may be, it’s still superb entertainment.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    It's not always easy viewing, but Hard Candy is an intelligent, challenging film which deserves to be seen.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    It may not be to everybody's taste, but this is a daring antidote to its more saccharine cousins.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    The net result is unbeatably good fun, helped along by that inherent fantasy that one man can create global mayhem without stopping to worry who's going to clean up afterwards.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    Although the broad comedy of the first half soon gives way to a tidal wave of entirely uncalled for sentimentality, this is still a laugh riot - the sight of our hero setting fire to his falsies never fails to amuse.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    Soppy and girlish in the extreme, this should keep even the tiniest viewer rapt, while all too many adults may fall victim to an inexplicable bout of eye-watering long before the closing credits.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    A funny and touching look at the joys of family life.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Caroline Westbrook
    Although this may sometimes appear to be simply a bawdy soap opera, first-time director Prechezer injects such joie de vivre into proceedings that it scarcely matters.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    It's enjoyable and visually impressive, but this is a slender trifle of a film, one which charms you as you're watching it and then is all too quickly forgotten.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    It's charming enough.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    This is yet another one of those mindlessly enjoyable outings which eschews such unimportant details as plot or characterisation in favour of the biggest, flashiest special effects money can buy. Twister with lava, if you will.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    Despite its glaring obviousness, this is charming enough to captivate the viewer, producing unexpectedly strong female characters and faultless attention to detail.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    For all its faults, the good-natured, quirky humour that this for the most part offers ultimately makes it very hard to dislike.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 60 Caroline Westbrook
    It's all a little too coincidental for comfort, and surprisingly short on laughs for a comedy, but nonetheless this is a light, well-meaning flick, improved considerably by Lake's scatty heroine.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    This is a leaden mess that offers only brief moments of respite.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    The script is clichéd and uninspired, the tone veering uneasily between unamusing comedy and over-sincere drama, all theological issues are weakly circumvented and the characters hardly relate to each other, let alone to any of their onscreen activities.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    Pfeiffer's performance supersedes any of the material, but the rest of the film is a seething mass of clich's despite the "true story" origins.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    What begins as mildly intriguing stuff with some genuinely unsettling moments, quickly melts into a plot so confusing that it almost begins to look as though the editor was taking some mind-altering substance.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    The formula for Robin Williams' childish stick wares dangerously thin this time out.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Caroline Westbrook
    An ambitious and sloppy, yet occasionally likeable, cross-European fable.