Eddie Cockrell
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For 139 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 5.1 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 139
  2. Negative: 5 out of 139
139 movie reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    An uncommonly resonant sports drama in which a talented yet troubled gymnast comes to terms with a turbulent past.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Noteworthy for its detail and evenhandedness.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Predictable yet charming, The Grand Role is a crowd-pleasing dramatic comedy about love, friendship, role-playing and Jewish pride.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A dignified and wistful look at the unusual life, difficult career and lasting influence of singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt.
    • 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.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Prolific helmer Kari Skogland draws a fiery performance from vet Burstyn and a beguiling one from Christine Horne as the young Hagar. Yet the book's sheer "Giant"-like scope necessitates generational cross-cutting that's both rushed and cluttered; pic would have have been better served as a more leisurely miniseries.
    • 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.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    An entertaining profile of the self-avowed participatory journalist and his tumultuous life and times.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    The big, burly Samoan Wedding is a shrewdly written, impeccably timed and audaciously played romantic comedy.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    This triumph of historical verisimilitude in the service of solid storytelling requires no detailed knowledge of the period to be appreciated as the moving story of a son's unconditional love for his mother.
    • 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.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    The aural landscape here is key, as Wilson’s strategy is to create a visual theater of the mind in which the majority of the action is heard and not seen.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A quasi-docu about the formative years of the African National Congress that relies heavily on handsomely-mounted dramatic recreations to tell its story.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    TV scribe Kundo Koyama's first bigscreen script peppers the proceedings with rich character detail and near-screwball interludes that shouldn't fit but somehow do.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Anchored by another marvelously quirky yet deadly serious performance from John Malkovich, and likely to be relished by the fan base of J.M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel, this is a strong, perceptive, old-school arthouse picture.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Picture reflects the no-nonsense storytelling skills of prolific helmer Michael Apted, whose career-long mix of feature and documentary work holds him in good stead once more.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Sublimely pointed in its idealistic simplicity yet willfully scruffy in presentation -- much like the enduring Young's best music.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Anchored by a fearless, commanding lead perf by newcomer Jonas Ball as deranged assassin Mark David Chapman, The Killing of John Lennon is a harrowing, impressionistic, widescreen tour-de-force that unfolds with the propulsive urgency of a scrapbook thrown into a howling wind.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A successful novelist whose films bear the expansive plotting and telling character detail of the page, Doerrie never seems in any particular hurry to tell her tales, preferring the journey to the destination.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Dryly funny and benevolently shrewd.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A surprisingly conventional portrait of a decidedly unconventional man.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Arresting and fascinating.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Director Bert Marcus’ Champs is the moviegoing opposite of a prize fight, a slick but not particularly stylish documentary that actually becomes more focused and energized in the late rounds.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Sixty years after World War II, descendants of a prominent Nazi responsible for implementing Hitler's policies in Slovakia reignite debate over their heritage in emotional docu 2 or 3 Things I Know About Him.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    "It's the ultimate Dogme movie, before the birth of Dogme," is how 79-year-old Lithuanian-born independent mainstay Jonas Mekas describes peaceful, enthralling assemblage encompassing home movie footage from last three decades of his life.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Picture raises pithy questions sure to provoke animated discussions pro and con. Credit Davenport for a mostly unbiased presentation that presents her own disenchantment in a balanced manner.
    • 34 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    A sibling survivor story of uncommon personal and political breadth.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Links narrative fiction filmmaking to avant-garde with vision and authority.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Helmer Bruce David Klein's near-reverential treatment is a nice contrast to the rough-and-tumble of tour life.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Eddie Cockrell
    Stands reasonably well on its own as an urgent, updated genre meditation on nurture vs. nature.

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