For 16 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 12% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Joe Walsh's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 80 Testament of Youth
Lowest review score: 40 In Secret
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
16 movie reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    Tender, charming and made with substantial care, Next Goal Wins celebrates the cliché that it's not about winning, but the taking part.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    T.S. Spivet is a dreamlike fairytale, which swims in the romanticism of childhood and the decay of the American Dream.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    Devoid of cash-in cynicism, and full of belly-shaking humour, Paddington proves to be not just a wonderful contemporary rendition of the bear, but a polite hat-tip to the man who created him, paying homage in the best way possible: by bringing a gentle, slightly reserved, smile to audience faces.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    It makes for truly sobering viewing that cuts to the quick, exposing the atrocities the country's government so willingly commits.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    Kent, who gathers a cast of extremely bright young things, creates a drama that glides with sorrowful grace, pitching at a respectful and tear-inducing tone.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Joe Walsh
    All of this is achieved with the signature levels of emotional intelligence that Pixar are renowned for. The level of detail with which they have created this world is staggering, with each aspect of the psyche carefully thought out.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    With Yves Saint Laurent, Lespert has played it safe but stylish, and pulls it off thanks to some canny casting choices and a refreshing focus on mainstream appeal.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    As an audience, you're infected with the languor Abby suffers, realising that as pretty as Concussion looks and with such an interesting premise behind it, beneath the surface there is precious little to really sink your teeth into.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    Despite its pitfalls, Maleficent entertains because of Jolie, who holds the wavering threads of Stromberg's spinning wheel together with aplomb.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    The Imitation Game's approach is successful as entertainment but not totally satisfactory in providing greater insight into its subject.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    Whilst the tone is off, and the talented cast wasted, Exodus is, at times highly entertaining, albeit unintentionally.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    Binoche's potent performance [cuts] to the quick of the struggle to balance a passion for work with a commitment to family.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Joe Walsh
    Jackson's efforts have peaked and troughed, but this final chapter will undoubtedly satisfy fans, and kindle a sense of sadness as this hobbit's tale finally draws to a close.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Joe Walsh
    Sadly, In Secret's script is so loaded with dud lines that any of the more successful elements are quickly erased from memory.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Joe Walsh
    With Unbroken, Jolie fails to captures Zamperini's life, and she focuses too much of what he endured and how he survived such suffering, crafting a lacklustre and dull film about an incredibly remarkable man.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Joe Walsh
    The comedy is never hearty enough to be truly enjoyable, only managing a chain reaction of titters at best.

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