Cliff Doerksen

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For 22 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 9% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 8.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Cliff Doerksen's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 52
Highest review score: 100 Despicable Me
Lowest review score: 0 I'm Still Here
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 22
  2. Negative: 7 out of 22
22 movie reviews
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Cliff Doerksen
    Though frustratingly superficial and shot through a nostalgic, rose-colored lens, this enthralling 2010 doc opens a wider window on forgotten world of burlesque shows than anything I've previously seen.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 50 Cliff Doerksen
    This is based on actual events, but it feels a lot like television.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 50 Cliff Doerksen
    The after-school-special moralizing is mitigated by the project's sincerity and textured locale.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 50 Cliff Doerksen
    The dialogue is dumber than dirt, and the plot crumbles at the halfway mark, but the movie does what a loud summer blockbuster should, which is loudly bust blocks.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Cliff Doerksen
    Eventually the kids figure out that parents and other authority figures (among them Rebecca De Mornay, Anthony Edwards, Penelope Miller, and Aidan Quinn) don't always have it together. Was this trip necessary?
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Cliff Doerksen
    Carnahan stays true to the source material by delivering carnage without consequence (the machine gun-toting bad guys still can't hit a barn from the inside), his convoluted plot and multiple villains may challenge the attention span of the target demographic.

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