Eddie Cockrell
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For 137 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 53% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 44% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Eddie Cockrell's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Festival Express
Lowest review score: 10 Fascination
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 82 out of 137
  2. Negative: 5 out of 137
137 movie reviews
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A savvy sequel that should speak to anyone who's let that one great love slip away.
    • 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."
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Eddie Cockrell
    An instant ancillary classic for music fan.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Though it may feel undernourished to the faithful, Winnipeg is an easily digestible meal, for the uninitiated and fans alike.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    An extraordinary performance by vet thesp Yolande Moreau in the title role.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    It doesn't make for involving drama, unless the audience is already invested in the subjects' fortunes. Thus, 49 Up will have more appeal for long-time followers than newcomers.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Taxidermia sets a benchmark for body horror in the cinema.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Eddie Cockrell
    Stunningly played story of faith vs. family.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Filmed over the course of nine months' worth of night shoots, the resulting coverage is hypnotically immersive.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Exercising admirable restraint in its expose of ingrained racism in the Romanian educational system, absorbing docu Our School follows the sad yet resilient journey of three Roma children over four years as they grapple with prejudice and stereotyping.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Fine, gritty, contempo love story.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Undeniably powerful on the bigscreen.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A humanistic, warts-and-all battle of wills between a dissolute father and an emotionally ravaged daughter.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    The moral quandary of Nazi complicity is revisited in taut drama The Counterfeiters, which tells the true story of a disparate group of imprisoned artists, financiers and swindlers secretly assembled in a concentration camp to forge millions of pound and dollar notes to support the German war effort.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Todeschini has the most physically demanding role, with a gaunt face and ravaged body that utterly convinces of the brutality of the ailment.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A tonal triumph of true-life storytelling told with equal measures of tension and redemption.
    • 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.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    The most nonconfrontational and thus accessible title in the Dogma lot to date, and will speak the international language of proletariat love to arthouse auds who go for such fare.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Joyously funky documentary.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Thesping is pitch-perfect across the board.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    An atmospheric and cumulatively impressive feature-length debut from Argentine writer-director Lucrecia Martel.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Fans of the Grammy-winning musician will revel in the proximity to their idol, though second pic from talented helmer Thomas Riedelsheimer plays a tad long to those unfamiliar with his, or her, work.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Stands reasonably well on its own as an urgent, updated genre meditation on nurture vs. nature.
    • 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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A taut police procedural that craftily blends ripped-from-the-headlines genetic issues with foreboding Icelandic stoicism, Jar City reps a supremely confident stride into mass-appeal genre fare for Icelandic hyphenate Baltasar Kormakur.