For 670 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 9.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Marc Mohan's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Lowest review score: 0 Cop Out
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 31 out of 670
670 movie reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 67 Marc Mohan
    Like Someone in Love meanders with intention toward a bittersweet resolution, but then pulls the rug out from under you in a cruelly ambiguous shot.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    Effective, fact-based melodrama that packs an unexpected emotional wallop.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    Shortland, whose only previous feature was 2004's coming-of-age drama "Somersault," creates a visceral, immersive environment and draws a very impressive performance from newcomer Saskia Rosendahl.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    A well-acted, convincing portrait of a successful but overworked film producer.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Moncrieff's story remains fresh despite the familiarity of its general outline. This is mostly due to the skilled performances she elicits; even when the unfolding events have been seen many times before, watching human beings react realistically never gets old.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    It's a topic that's been handled in films before, perhaps most notably in Jane Campion's "Holy Smoke," but Durkin offers the most persuasively believable peek into the psyche of such a character I've ever seen.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    He's an engaging, profane interview subject, and a complex guy, self-described as both a "pervert" and a "romantic," sexually omnivorous, a Goldwater Republican before being drafted and sent to Vietnam, a McCarthyite peacenik afterward.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    These three central performances, and a solid script by Anders Thomas Jensen and director Susanne Bier, ground a potentially overwrought story in genuine feeling.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Giamatti, in fact, makes off with a few scenes as the literally mustache-twirling antagonist, providing some welcome moments of over-the-top levity.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    A crowd-pleasing import that would leave only the most steadfast curmudgeon unmoved.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Politics aside, Obvious Child hinges on Slate's performance, which is endearing and real.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    The result is both a captivating history lesson and a tense intellectual thriller that dares to ask big questions about creativity and technology.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 67 Marc Mohan
    Spoofing the pernicious effects of television, especially the so-called reality genre, doesn't require pinpoint aim, and at times Luciano seems as much a target of ridicule as the superficial, oversexed entertainment served up on the tube.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Like its 2010 predecessor, it's one of the most gorgeous computer-animated kids' films you'll come across, and one of the few that uses 3-D smartly and effectively.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    The languid, observational style of director Julia Loktev will frustrate those expecting stuff to, like, happen more, but it has its real rewards.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    A perfectly irreverent counterpoint to movies that take their superheroes a bit too seriously.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Mud
    The spirits of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer are alive and well in the Southern-fried coming-of-age tale Mud. It's got all the ingredients.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    Throughout, Sophie exhibits the quality common to all of history's great martyrs, a preternatural calmness that perseveres despite (or perhaps because of) the inevitability of her doom.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Marc Mohan
    Neither the social commentary nor the story ever overpower the other, a feat that allows this remake to stand proudly alongside the original, its equal in every way.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Overall, though, the combination of Gondry’s whimsicality and Chomsky’s stoicism creates fascinating oil-and-water patterns that reveal more the longer they’re contemplated.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Marc Mohan
    If Young at Heart were merely a cheeky presentation of codgers belting out inappropriate tunes, it would be a curiosity and nothing more. But by getting inside the lives of a few of its members, the movie ultimately paints a moving portrait of senior citizens who believe it's better to burn out than fade away.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    The result is a solid film, but one that remains more interesting than intense.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Director Sini Anderson compiles interviews with Hanna and her husband, Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, as well as archival footage, into an admiring portrait of a sometimes combative figure.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    A second helping of a satisfying dish.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    This story could take place anywhere there are families struggling to remake themselves in the aftermath of tragedy; its universality is perhaps the most potent political message of all.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 67 Marc Mohan
    It's not a question of Lucas' right to revamp his own work -- the movie simply was much better without these absurd additions.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Sweet Land brushes against the true spirit of American independent cinema.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 67 Marc Mohan
    Fiennes and screenwriter Abi Morgan deserve credit for crafting something more nuanced than a mere scandal-airing demonization.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Marc Mohan
    The movie, like the man, seems more interested in spreading the gospel of environmental responsibility, and in doing so it's probably the most important film of the year.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    As far as a coherent, hilarious story line, as well as sheer blasphemous glee, you can't do much better than "Life of Brian."

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