For 98 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 17.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Gene Seymour's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 44
Highest review score: 100 Fleeing by Night
Lowest review score: 10 Freddy Got Fingered
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 98
  2. Negative: 29 out of 98
98 movie reviews
    • 29 Metascore
    • 20 Gene Seymour
    So TV-movie-of-the-week that you wonder throughout why you can't use a remote to find a decent ballgame.
    • 21 Metascore
    • 20 Gene Seymour
    You won't feel anything. Period. Oh, maybe bored or disoriented by the inside jargon and alien references that will be comprehensible only if you happen to have played the computer game on which Wing Commander is based. [12 March 1999, Calendar, p.F-10]
    • Los Angeles Times
    • 13 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    Even the movie finds itself asking when it'll end. Not soon enough.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    An unintentional parody of every teen movie made in the last five years. Which can be the only rational explanation for making such a mess all over the screen.
    • 16 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    Skip it. Just fill in the blanks and you too can brew the same bland, goopy mixture, right down to such clunker lines as "There is a Santa Claus, Ma. He just doesn't come to Brooklyn anymore."
    • 29 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    Stay as far away from Just My Luck as you can.
    • 25 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    Like a dinner-theater version of the "Alien" movies without the good grooming.
    • 13 Metascore
    • 10 Gene Seymour
    Struggles awkwardly to bring a twist or two to its hoary class-conscious story line, aiming for a subtlety in character development that's smothered by excessive kitsch and kink.

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