Geoff Berkshire

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For 129 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 58% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 11.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Geoff Berkshire's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 51
Highest review score: 100 Columbus
Lowest review score: 10 The Ultimate Life
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 44 out of 129
  2. Negative: 36 out of 129
129 movie reviews
    • 38 Metascore
    • 20 Geoff Berkshire
    Empty cynicism isn’t a substitute for well-reasoned critique, and Roth winds up looking more clueless than the so-called “social justice warriors” he’s trying to satirize.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 20 Geoff Berkshire
    Sanchez’s thoroughly conventional approach here does little to elevate a dismally generic script from frequent collaborator Jamie Nash.
    • 14 Metascore
    • 20 Geoff Berkshire
    Writer-director Eli Morgan Gesner (a clothing designer and skateboarder who previously helmed the skateboarding and hip-hop doc “Concrete Jungle”) could have milked the premise for gleeful counterculture exploitation (like a 21st-century “Basket Case”) or campy John Waters-style gross-out comedy, but settles for mean-spirited banality.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 20 Geoff Berkshire
    While every moment is captured with the reverence of a fawning fan, Holwerda’s star-struck approach neglects to shed new light on his subjects or even showcase their greatest hits.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 20 Geoff Berkshire
    An utterly unevolved romantic comedy, “Cavemen” tries to split the difference between raunchy and sweet and fails miserably on all counts.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 10 Geoff Berkshire
    At least the narrative sloppiness and ineptly delivered themes in the script by Brian Bird and Lisa G. Shillingburg (freely adapted from the novel by Jim Stovall) feel of a piece with the entire production.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 10 Geoff Berkshire
    This confused and confusing pic delivers no thrills, chills or anything remotely surprising.
    • 14 Metascore
    • 10 Geoff Berkshire
    Lack of originality feels like a fairly meaningless complaint when Roth’s film was derivative enough to begin with.
    • 8 Metascore
    • 10 Geoff Berkshire
    Jack’s predicament is both revolting and claustrophobic, but he never emerges as any kind of hero or villain, just a passive victim, which makes the pic’s most off-putting quality its endless tedium.

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