For 6 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 50% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 14.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Jack Kroll's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 75
Highest review score: 90 Mad Max
Lowest review score: 50 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
6 movie reviews
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Jack Kroll
    Junky, freaky, sadistic, masochistic, Mad Max has a perverse intelligence revving inside its pop exterior. It's a crazy collide-o-scope, a gear-stripping vision of human destiny careening toward a cosmic junkyard. [21 July 1980, p.71]
    • Newsweek
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Jack Kroll
    Slacker is a very funny, oddly touching, weirdly appealing look at the young (and not so young) people who live (sort of) in the nooks and crannies of this college town. [22 July 1991, p.57]
    • Newsweek
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Jack Kroll
    Superman turns out to be a surprisingly infectious entertainment, nicely balanced between warmth and wit, intimacy and impressive special effects, comic-strip fantasy and several elements that make the movie eminently eligible for Deep Thinking about rescue fantasies, cherubic messiahs and other pieces of popcorn metaphysics. [1 Jan 1979, p.46]
    • Newsweek
    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Jack Kroll
    A genuine work of the popular imagination. It's the first true populist science-fiction film, a blend of the most startling, far-out special effects with the most ordinary human material of the American Heartland. [21 Nov 1977, p.88]
    • Newsweek
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Jack Kroll
    Kansas City can be regarded as a jazz tone poem on themes of race, politics, money and the movies themselves.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Jack Kroll
    Spielberg has gone to such lengths to avoid boredom that he has leaped squarely into the opposite trap: this movie has such unrelenting action that it jackhammers you into a punch-drunk stupor. This may be the first movie whose audience O.D.'s on action. [4 June 1984, p.78]
    • Newsweek

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