Eddie Cockrell

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For 145 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Eddie Cockrell's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Girl Asleep
Lowest review score: 10 Fascination
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 86 out of 145
  2. Negative: 5 out of 145
145 movie reviews
    • 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.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    It’s not so much the destination but the physical and emotional journey embarked on in this thoughtful, culturally authentic road trip.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    The Final Member finds hilarity in humanity.
    • 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.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A forceful, affecting experience.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A curious young helmer tracks down the profanity-spewing subject of a two-decade-old viral video with results at once scabrously funny and uncomfortably poignant.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A virtual primer on the unique mixture of self-deprecating dark humor and personal tragedy that has been the Czech cinema's stock-in-trade since their celebrated 1960s New Wave.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Fine, gritty, contempo love story.
    • 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.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Helmer-poet Amie Siegel delivers a provocative, confident film.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Longtime fans of Walker's warm, sepulchral baritone, startlingly evocative songwriting and lushly imaginative instrumentation will rejoice at this revealing documentary.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    This unaffected charmer treats a hot-button contempo issue with old-fashioned grace and benevolent wit, rendering it a sure-fire word-of-mouth crowd-pleaser.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Joyously funky documentary.
    • 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.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Thesping is pitch-perfect across the board.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Continuing the late-career renaissance of historically urgent, politically engaged fiction filmmaking that began with 1999's "The Legend of Rita" and 2004's "The Ninth Day" German vet Volker Schloendorff stumbles slightly, but doesn't fall, with Poland-set Solidarity saga Strike.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A beautifully atmospheric vessel that will seem infinitely deep to some and chafingly dry to others.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Though treading a firm, clear-eyed line between education and exploitation, the well-acted and technically proficient drama -- too chaste to scandalize, too dark for general audiences -- works as a mobilizing tool for its cause.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A cumulative feeling of urgency and you-are-there world-beating are key to the picture's seductive appeal, though lack of informed dissenting opinions reps an unfortunate editorial choice.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    What elevates the picture above the norm is a series of remarkably candid and eerily prescient interviews.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Although the outcome is public record, picture is undeniably gripping as it reveals a distressing degree of voter complacency.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    As engaging and stimulating as the man himself.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Not so much harrowing as achingly reflective.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Part mob-trial thriller, part "dese 'n' dose" extended standup routine, character-rich pic plays like vintage Lumet, mining the grim comedy from life-and-death legal wranglings in the manner of "Dog Day Afternoon," "Prince of the City" and "The Verdict."
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A natural for kidfests, pic is a fine example of old-fashioned story-telling and also will dance wherever detailed character development and leisurely-paced drama are appreciated.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Timely and entertaining concert documentary.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Confronts an incendiary topic head-on with grace, style, compassion and exquisitely practical wit.

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