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
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Undeniably powerful on the bigscreen.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A savvy sequel that should speak to anyone who's let that one great love slip away.
    • 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.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    A tonal triumph of true-life storytelling told with equal measures of tension and redemption.
    • 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.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    Filmed over the course of nine months' worth of night shoots, the resulting coverage is hypnotically immersive.
    • 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.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Eddie Cockrell
    The Final Member finds hilarity in humanity.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    An Argentine writer dying of AIDS searches for a medical cure and some human warmth in the hospitals and S&M clubs of Buenos Aires in dignified, thoughtful drama A Year Without Love.
    • 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."
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    A surprisingly conventional portrait of a decidedly unconventional man.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    The big, burly Samoan Wedding is a shrewdly written, impeccably timed and audaciously played romantic comedy.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Joyously funky documentary.
    • 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.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Unaffectedly hip and affably manic, Down & Out With the Dolls picks up where "Singles" left off.
    • 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.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Noteworthy for its detail and evenhandedness.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 70 Eddie Cockrell
    Sublimely pointed in its idealistic simplicity yet willfully scruffy in presentation -- much like the enduring Young's best music.