For 36 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 41% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 59% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Daniel Green's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Inside Llewyn Davis
Lowest review score: 20 Aloft
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 36
  2. Negative: 2 out of 36
36 movie reviews
    • 46 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    There’s just enough thrills and gills here to satisfy both monster-movie junkies and advocates of multi-million dollar US/Chinese co-productions.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    It’s the impeccable performances of its central quartet and delicious premise that makes A Quiet Place such an exhilarating watch.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    Thankfully, some typically rich voice-acting and a plethora of visual gags help to gloss over a number of uncharacteristic stumbles.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Daniel Green
    Featuring a breakthrough lead turn from Oscar Isaac as a struggling folk singer, the Coens have returned to the high watermark of such classic efforts as Miller's Crossing and Barton Fink.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Daniel Green
    Caution should always be taken when branding any film about an 80-foot ape "illogical", but such is the gross stupidity of the film's movable feast - and the abominable dialogue spewing from their mouths - that you'll likely thank the primate deity himself every time one is crushed, impaled or bisected.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    A minor miracle in and of itself, Edwards' Rogue One somehow delivers on almost all of its weighty pre-release promises whilst at the same time besting The Force Awakens for sheer spectacle and world-building.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    For fans of samurai cinema, 13 Assassins ranks right up there with Yôji Yamada's The Twilight Samurai (2002) and Takeshi Kitano's The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003) as one of the finer additions to the sub-genre in recent years.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Daniel Green
    Drunk on the visual majesty of Rome, just as Fellini once was, this is arthouse cinema at its most effortlessly entrancing, with life and art blending into one magnificent whole.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    With Catching Fire, director Lawrence certainly isn't afraid to bide his time and build anticipation for the truly spectacular (and tropical-tinged) Quarter Quell, patiently reestablishing crucial relationships for maximum dramatic pay-off.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    The Hunger Games looks poised to usher in a brand new hit franchise and deserves all the credit it gets for its confrontational subject matter, delicately-orchestrated fight sequences and sci-fi sensibilities. For teen audiences, films don't get much darker - or smarter - than this.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    By utilising a Herzogian blend of existentialist narration with the addition of numerous well-structured interviews (both academic and candid), Guzmán opens up the floor - and skies - to a frank and painfully honest discourse on Chile's past, present and future.
    • 34 Metascore
    • 20 Daniel Green
    Llosa shoots for the stars with her oblique pseudo-think piece, but unfortunately ends up dragging her latest offering down to the bottom of the coldest, darkest abyss of cod spirituality imaginable.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    A harrowing but necessary insight into what the first Allied troops met as they stumbled upon the nightmare of the Holocaust.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 20 Daniel Green
    The only thing Joffe's Before I Go to Sleep has going in its favour is that it's too brief to really lull you into slumber - despite its best efforts,
    • 79 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    Though some artfulness is dredged up amongst the trash, there's plenty to perturb and perplex.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    Short but sweet, Advanced Style goes some way towards reclaiming high fashion for all ages and backgrounds - not just the young, privileged and white.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    Having constructed such a dramatically enticing set-up, it's thus disappointing to see Mackenzie fall back on familiar generic tropes with such a frustrating sense of inevitability.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    Lilting looks set to linger on in the memory of those who seek it out for weeks, months and perhaps even years to come.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    Slattery does at times struggle to bring anything new to the impoverished blue-collar, working-class trope. Relying heavily on several top-drawer character actors to lift his occasionally flat, even nihilistic story of love and death amidst urban decay, it's Hoffman and Jenkins that deserve the largest proportion of praise, while other characters quickly fall to the wayside of our interest.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    A satisfying balance of family drama, political intrigue and all-out action (an ape cavalry charge has to be seen to be believed) do, in truth, only constitute half of the story, as Reeves' sci-fi sequel is as much a technical triumph as a narrative one.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    It remains remarkable that, at the grand old age of 73, Bertolucci is still making films of intelligence and guile, let alone features about teenage angst and sexual maturation.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 40 Daniel Green
    A lacklustre, frustratingly inconsistent work of music history sugar-coating.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Daniel Green
    With Frank, Abrahamson cultivates a mystical hour of prog-based shenanigans before he - and his film - begin to lose their collective heads in a muddled final third.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    It's been some time since a drama has tackled the moral complexities of revenge quite so brutally - and so well - with each character offering a different perspective on China's crippling corruption and ethical decay that's depressingly common, yet rarely reported.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 40 Daniel Green
    Amini has proven his narrative acumen before and will undoubtedly do so again, but his inaugural stint behind the camera offers only fleeting glimpses of Highsmith's seductive, satirical prose that old hands such as Clément, Hitchcock and Minghella have so notably put to good use.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 40 Daniel Green
    Though not without merit, Cold In July finds Mickle happily stalled in front of the drive-in cinema screens of his youth. Let's just hope he can find the exit.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Daniel Green
    Even Lavant's brief cameo as a roving theologist towards the finale can't spark the disappointingly bland Michael Kohlhaas into life - surely the most damning indictment of all.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    Featuring two outstanding lead performances from bright young talents Lika Babluani and Mariam Bokeria, Ekvtimishvili and Groß immerse their audience in the detritus of a country in tatters, whilst at the same time delicately nurturing two intertwining female maturation tales - with all that entails.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Daniel Green
    Locke never shies away from from thrusting 21st concepts of masculinity into the full glare of the high beams, exposing its morally complex protagonist at his most vulnerable before triumphantly rebuilding him from the foundations upwards. Don't miss it.

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