For 788 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 59% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 6.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Joe Williams' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 66
Highest review score: 100 Up in the Air
Lowest review score: 0 The Divergent Series: Insurgent
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 64 out of 788
788 movie reviews
    • 30 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    The good news is that Ed Helms doesn’t wake up in a Tijuana brothel with an amputated leg and a donkey in the room. The bad news is that you’ll wish he had.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Cinderella is so scrubbed of personality, it’s not even worth calling a mess.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    A bland family-feud potboiler with no sign of the cook.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    A soulless, overblown bore.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Suffering through this felonious farce could only inspire a prison riot.
    • 20 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Where the original play "La Ronde" was a social satire about the transmission of venereal disease, 30 Beats is a sickly stepchild.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    For anyone expecting the second coming of Clouseau, Johnny English Reborn is a karmic catastrophe.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    On Stranger Tides has the fishy smell of something washed ashore and sold as new. But this shipwreck isn't worth a wooden doubloon.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    So stupid and hateful, it needs to have a stake driven through its heart before it can spawn a franchise.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    As in the first "Sherlock Holmes" movie, there are plenty of pratfalls and bare-knuckle brawls but no sleuthing for us to share.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    The spectacular collapse of Green Lantern is bound to be blamed on Reynolds, but the villainy has its origins in an injustice league of TV-trained screenwriters and tin-hearted studio suits.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    In Secret is so stifled, it makes “Les Misérables” look like “Amélie.”
    • 28 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    It’s nearly tragic to see America’s Greatest Living Actor on the guest list for The Big Wedding, the latest limp comedy about seniors behaving badly.
    • 19 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Old Dogs is so oafish, when it tosses us a biscuit, it feels like we've been smacked with a newspaper.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Dare we say it? Even the acting is atrocious, with pop-eyed Pacino chewing the scenery like a geezer gumming his oatmeal.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Channing Tatum is a lot of things, but he’s not a stoic Superman like the role he plays here, which is made more laughable by prosthetic pointy ears.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Offers about as much flava as a Dr. Pepper commercial and about as much drama as a “Sesame Street” rerun.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    While the cast includes Luis Guzman (as a buffoonish deputy) and Johnny Knoxville (as a local gun nut), there's no sense that these are real people in a real town, and Schwarzenegger's Sheriff Owens has the weakest backstory of all.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    This movie is so tone-deaf it would only make sense in Vincent van Gogh’s missing ear.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    Nobody escapes unscathed, except, of course, for Sandler, who co-wrote the infantile screenplay.
    • 20 Metascore
    • 38 Joe Williams
    A toxic potion that will put children to sleep and kill his (M. Night Shyamalan) career.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    If you’re a fan of the “Taken” movies and tend to give action-hero Neeson the benefit of the doubt, our advice here is simple: Run away!
    • 49 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    Even by the sloppy, soulless standards of hit man movies, The Mechanic is a mess.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    For the rest of his life, Spencer Susser can brag to the other ditch diggers that he persuaded two of the best young actors in Hollywood to star in one of the worst movies ever made.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    Formulaic serial-killer crapola.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    "Beverly Hills Chihuahua," we owe you an apology. Among talking-dog movies, Marmaduke is the runt of the litter.
    • 29 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    Sparks would be delighted if this movie were compared to his other story about reunited lovers, but compared to “The Notebook,” The Best of Me is the coffee-stained outline of a sales pitch for sleeping pills.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    The sanitized setting and sappy script are so littered with cardboard characters and crass product placements that you'll mourn for the muggers and porno theaters that De Niro cursed in "Taxi Driver."
    • 54 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    The worst thing about this multifaceted failure is the two-time Oscar winner behind the camera. Where there ought to be a director, there’s nothing but an empty chair.
    • 34 Metascore
    • 25 Joe Williams
    A vigilante/torture-porn potpourri, is particularly toxic because it's scented with phony importance.

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