For 136 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 45% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Eddie Cockrell's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Festival Express
Lowest review score: 10 Fascination
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 81 out of 136
  2. Negative: 5 out of 136
136 movie reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Eddie Cockrell
    An instant ancillary classic for music fan.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    A barkingly funny new "mockumentary" that does for those canine pageants what the helmer's 1996 "Waiting for Guffman" did for smalltown theatrics.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Taped in stark black-and-white and clocking in 15 minutes shy of six hours, invigorating pic is big, passionate and brimming with compelling human details and broad sociopolitical idealism.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Unflaggingly genial and universally funny.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Exquisitely modulated and superbly mounted, the directing debut of skilled cinematographer Lajos Koltai went through an extended, unpredictable production history to emerge as a genuinely new way of looking at the Holocaust that is markedly different in tone from other such stories including "Schindler's List" and "The Pianist."
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Deftly balancing epic sociopolitical scope with intimate human emotions, all polished to a high technical gloss, Deepa Mehta's Water is a profoundly moving drama.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Stunningly played story of faith vs. family.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Gripping, intimate genre triumph.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Recent history once again intrudes on the present-day lives of working Czechs in the masterful multicharacter drama Beauty in Trouble.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Taxidermia sets a benchmark for body horror in the cinema.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Wenders lets the music and the sprightly people who make it speak for themselves, although the director's ongoing fascination with the urban environment is in top form as the camera serenely cruises the streets of Havana, often at a velvety dusk.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    An atmospheric and cumulatively impressive feature-length debut from Argentine writer-director Lucrecia Martel.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    The trio is so individually and collectively charismatic that the film eventually neglects fully fleshed-out narrative in favor of sublime characterization.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A genuine and tangible fondness and respect for the characters and their eccentricities.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Sure, it's all been done before, but seldom with this degree of vigor and panache.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A forceful, affecting experience.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A humanistic, warts-and-all battle of wills between a dissolute father and an emotionally ravaged daughter.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    The star plays Doyle as just rough enough around the edges to warrant the character's setbacks, but not so unpleasant that the twinkle in his eye is extinguished.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    No-frills talking head docu eschews vintage photos and period footage, rendering visually static pic of greatest interest to history buffs, fests and the tube.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    About as vigorous and intricate as a glossy romantic comedy can get without collapsing under the weight of its own merriment.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Universally embraceable subject matter, coupled with helmer's sterling rep as benevolent booster of humanistic pioneers.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Helmer-poet Amie Siegel delivers a provocative, confident film.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A rueful yet gentle fable about the price of individuality and the value of dignity that preserves the intellectually stimulating spirit of Kieslowski's best work while tapping into a universally understandable vein of low-keyed absurdist comedy.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A savvy sequel that should speak to anyone who's let that one great love slip away.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Managing to be at once epic and intimate, Zelary matches a resilient urban woman against a compassionate rural man in the spectacular Moravian countryside during World War II. Results rep a triumph of regional filmmaking, but in the David Lean tradition.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Undeniably powerful on the bigscreen.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Fine, gritty, contempo love story.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A vibrant, immediate treatise on love and cultural identity in a complex new world of fluid borders and deep suspicions in the stunning new Czech drama Up and Down.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Crowd-pleasing, darkly comic joyride.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Laugh-out-loud funny, tartly off-color and ultimately touching.