Lawrence Van Gelder
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For 174 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 46% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 8.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Lawrence Van Gelder's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 51
Highest review score: 90 When We Were Kings
Lowest review score: 10 Followers
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 60 out of 174
  2. Negative: 44 out of 174
174 movie reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    Experience filmgoing joy.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    A fine and loving memorial that preserves his charm, his intellect and his splendid body of work.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    At once admirable and deeply unsettling.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    Propelled by a captivating, wrenching performance by Karine Vanasse as Hanna, a 13-year-old girl adrift in a sea of powerful emotions in Montreal in 1963.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    Mysterious, poetic and allusive, The Werckmeister Harmonies beckons filmgoers who complain of the vapidity of Hollywood movie making and yearn for a film to ponder and debate.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    Quite simply a treat for the ear.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Lawrence Van Gelder
    Mr. Gast skillfully blends photographs, celebrity interviews with Norman Mailer and others, and colorful forays into the Zairian countryside, where Ali fostered black brotherhood and became a huge favorite, in a film that ''gazes well beyond the ring and seeks engagement with history''.

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