Leslie Felperin
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For 122 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 58% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Leslie Felperin's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Leviathan
Lowest review score: 10 Hector and the Search for Happiness
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 74 out of 122
  2. Negative: 6 out of 122
122 movie reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    There’s much to admire in the film’s elegantly classical tempo and the way Omirbayev achieves so much with so little.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    A fraction less gut-bustingly goofy than its predecessors.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    Curtis ends up making a virtue out of the narrative’s episodic quality, a tendency that’s been criticized in his previous work; the film, like life, is just one damn thing after another, and that’s really the rather lovely point.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    Paradise: Hope has humor and warmth, and shows more genuine affection and kindness toward its characters than Seidl usually allows.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    The film comprises an impressive directorial debut for Adler who demonstrates a confident grasp of pace, place and thesp handling.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    More tightly scripted than Garrel’s usual rambles, the comedy-drama also has an unexpected emotional warmth.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    With acute sensitivity, Brit writer-helmer Joanna Hogg’s third feature, Exhibition, explores the difficulty of telling inside from outside, intimacy from estrangement, and revelation from concealment.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    So much better than one would expect for a fifth installment in a franchise, this tribute to female friendship and girl power is a kick.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    The plot gets itself tangled up in multiple villain strands, but in the main this installment is emotionally weightier and more satisfying than its predecessor.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    The film lucks out by having an intrinsically compelling story, likeable underdog protagonists, and an exotic South Pacific location.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    Clearly, these films are the work of people who love animals. More importantly though, going beyond the pat eco-conscious message that every kids’ film has to have, HTTYD2 touches on how complex the emotional bond between a person and an animal can be.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    Sinuous sequences where one object morphs into another are his stock and trade, and that strength is on ample display in Cheatin’.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Leslie Felperin
    Facing the physical challenges of depicting Hawking’s disability, Redmayne pulls it off with enormous grace and endurance.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    Jig
    Although there is some insightful observational work, and the dancing itself is aces, pic feels overcrowded with characters.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    Ups the self-parody so much that it's practically a Wayans Brothers spoof, albeit with fewer jokes.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    Presented and narrated with warmth and welcome moments of humor by thesp Jeremy Irons, often seen wearing a hat that looks salvaged from a recycling bin, the picture delivers a judicious mix of human interest and useful statistics that will make it accessible to middle-class audiences.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    In the end, the material feels a bit attenuated, like a short that’s been stretched to feature length, even if the characters are enjoyable, sympathetic enough company for the pic’s 84-minute running time.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    Franco offers up a competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner’s narratively refracted tale of dirt-poor Mississippi folk in mourning.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    A sweet but slight love story about world-weary hipster bloodsuckers.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    There’s no doubting Brook and the performers’ commitment to their craft, even if the end result is somewhat repetitive.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    A pleasant, polished, but somewhat by-the-numbers effort.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    In some ways, the thoughtful, dense script marks an improvement on the original, and the cast is certainly tonier this time around. What’s missing is the original’s evil wit, amoral misanthropy and subversive slipperiness.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 60 Leslie Felperin
    Half of a Yellow Sun is the kind of ambitious literary adaptation that wants it all kinds of ways, not all of them compatible.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    The screenplay leaves it to the audience to map the psychological terrain, which will frustrate some but thrill others who prefer oblique storytelling.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    A respectable but surprisingly conventional feature-debut effort from Brit artist-turned-helmer Sam Taylor-Wood.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    A Tempest so kitschy, yet curiously drab and banal.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    The picture works best as a vehicle for the likable talents of thesp Aasif Mandvi, arguably best known for his occasional "reporting" on the Middle East on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart."
    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    Part bromance, part sci-fi spoof and all a bit disappointing.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    Not exactly an unholy mess, but still a rather too pious retread of classic sci-fi/action/horror riffs that lacks originality or pizzazz.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 50 Leslie Felperin
    What's singularly lacking here is any sense of how to use the underage characters, who, apart from one or two, are a barely distinguishable gaggle.