For 11 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Dan Kois' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 58
Highest review score: 88 And Everything Is Going Fine
Lowest review score: 25 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
11 movie reviews
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Dan Kois
    Actors aren’t Navy SEALs, I know, but Johansson was, in fact, brave to take on this role: brave in that it’s a sharp left turn from what audiences expect or even like; brave in that she embraced an artistically bold method of building a movie when most other movie stars would have said no thanks to the idea of chatting up random Scotsmen in a van.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Dan Kois
    Paddington is a wonder: warm, gentle, well-acted, funny without being stupid.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Dan Kois
    The Way Back diligently catalogs the outrages through which extreme cold, hunger and thirst put the body, and Weir's camera finds the terrible beauty in his actors' chapped lips, windburned cheeks and tenderized feet.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Dan Kois
    Spalding Gray himself has the last word on his life, something this exacting storyteller would surely have demanded.

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