For 631 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 9.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Marc Mohan's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Gravity
Lowest review score: 0 Cop Out
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 29 out of 631
631 movie reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    A perfectly irreverent counterpoint to movies that take their superheroes a bit too seriously.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    A second helping of a satisfying dish.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Politics aside, Obvious Child hinges on Slate's performance, which is endearing and real.
    • 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."
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    What really separates Zatoichi from a run-of-the-mill action pic is the sense of humor -- and even more than that, the sense of fun -- that Kitano brings to it.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Park is a visual virtuoso, with imaginative transitions and clever use of special effects wrapped around a sly, effective performance from Lee at the center of it all.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    The movie's centerpiece and peak is the operation itself, which Reichardt depicts with the pulse-pounding patience of a classic heist sequence like that in "Rififi."
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    Behind the on-field shenanigans and eccentric personalities, there's a meatier story about the corporatization of sports and the disappearance of the barnstorming attitude Bing Russell took as a virtual religion.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    At a full three hours, the movie flirts with wearing out its welcome about two-thirds through, but recovers to end up an exhausting, operatic black comedy that leaves you wanting more.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Director Jan Hrebejk and screenwriter Petr Jarchovsky ("Divided We Fall," "Up and Down") have crafted another well-observed tale, one with no heroes or villains, just people trying to make something of the situations in which they find themselves. And, with a nicely ambiguous ending, it's drama enough.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    The whole thing unfolds with sadistic precision, but Edgerton's expert manipulation makes it a fun ride nonetheless.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    By the time the satisfying conclusion rolls around, though, it proves to be much more about the ability of a world-class director to induce such willing suspension of disbelief that even the loopiest narrative developments seem like the most natural thing in the world.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Compelling both as a chronicle of guerrilla filmmaking and as a son's movie about his father, it presents a clear-eyed, warts-and-all view of artistic obsession.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Hers is a sad story, but the fact that she never received recognition during her lifetime isn't part of its sadness.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 91 Marc Mohan
    A volatile film. But it's not a specifically political one. With only superficial alteration, it could be set in Cold War Berlin, or colonial Boston, or any time and place where the dynamics of power conspire to create an atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Marc Mohan
    Frankenweenie seems like a genuine effort to pass along this love to the next generation, and if one kid who sees it goes home and demands to watch another movie featuring a giant turtle, it will have done its job.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Marc Mohan
    Hold onto your hats, True Believers! This one's got the most massive, momentous montage of Marvel's merry mutants ever mashed into one movie!