Gregory Weinkauf
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For 341 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 59% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Gregory Weinkauf's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lowest review score: 0 Rollerball
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 46 out of 341
341 movie reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    This is the breakout role for Sigourney (née Susan) Weaver, whose iconic presence still propels this ride beyond the scores of substandard imitations that followed. Why see it on the big screen? Because it's bloody brilliant.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    Kubrick's comic gem sparkles with enduring relevance.
    • Dallas Observer
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    Not to be missed.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    This film is a miracle, an extravaganza equal to its predecessors and in some ways more stunning. It is a profound testament to the extraordinary power of moving images and sound.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    What we have here is an historical document of inestimable value, describing in no uncertain terms the terrible and beautiful times before AIDS.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    In this bolder, longer new cut, characters are allowed to finish scenes previously left as DVD extras, effects are creepier, and the theories of "the Tangent Universe" are explored in greater depth. Friends and neighbors, this is a Great American Movie.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    It's best appraised as a strong ensemble piece, a darkly dreamy slab of social commentary and definitely one of the year's best films.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    Coppola and Murch have balanced their new edit with grace notes of sweetness, elegance and eroticism, and the payoff is grand, providing both a reprieve from the multiple blitzkriegs and a break in the monotony of the cruise up the Nung.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    One of the finest qualities of Amadeus is that it reminds us of those rare occasions when an Oscar sweep is actually merited.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    A masterful film about the magic of performance and the foibles of the artists behind it.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    Awesome! Bravura! Captivating! Dazzling!
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    One of this year's best films--a classic, even, like a C.S. Forester "Hornblower" story on steroids.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Gregory Weinkauf
    Smart people will relish its temerariousness, average people will smile awkwardly and comment that it's "kinda different," and dimly lit people may mistake it for the Elmo movie and drool quietly in the back rows. It's a movie for everyone.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    This roaring crowd-pleaser also boasts hilarious bits of business, insightful observations into the human condition, and geysers of kitschy computer-generated blood.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    Amazingly, almost every note of every performance in Bloody Sunday rings true.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    Director Oliver Parker (An Ideal Husband) -- who also adapted the screenplay to include aspects from Wilde's unrevised four-act version of the play -- embraces the material with great gusto, delivering as charming and irresistible a film as one could demand.
    • New Times (L.A.)
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    A grand, old-fashioned epic, this project is every bit as important as "Gladiator" or a new "Star Wars" episode.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    An inspiring effort, lavishly lensed and featuring a spicy (if occasionally synthy) score from A.R. Rahman. Best of all, it's also something of a musical, as the characters are not above breaking into song and dance to serve their emotions.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    The film succeeds as massive, astonishing entertainment; verily, enthralling us is its chief goal.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    Sometimes the cinema is just heavenly, and this is one of those times.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    Hallström has leavened the story's bleakness with great warmth, fashioning one of the finest films of the year.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    A big gob of fun.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    The effects are smashing, yet there's a heart behind them.
    • New Times (L.A.)
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    An animated extravaganza of Gallic wit and soul that delivers more wild humanity than many of the year's live-action features. In a word: go.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    A beautiful and timeless achievement, Conrad Rooks' 1972 adaptation of Herman Hesse's appropriation of East Indian mythology still entrances.
    • New Times (L.A.)
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    This thing moves brilliantly, sparkling like nothing we've seen domestically since "The Wiz" or "Xanadu."
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    The confusing, demanding role finally brings the actor home, and us with him.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    This sensuous, exotic film is more like an issue of "National Geographic" come to life, rich with cultural detail and insight.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    It's definitely an enchanting spectacular for Potter fans anxious to ride the Hogwarts Express toward a new year of magic and mischief.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 90 Gregory Weinkauf
    A thrilling tale smartly told, with an abundance of wit and invention. It's a classic.

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