Mark A. Perigard
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For 550 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Mark A. Perigard's Scores

Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 The Hollow Crown: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Brooklyn 11223: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 39 out of 550
550 tv reviews
    • 99 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    After some demented inspiration from Jesse (Aaron Paul), Walt launches a caper so audacious, it's almost comical.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    If the first two episodes are any indication, this season of Homeland will be about Carrie not only recovering her balance but finding a measure of redemption. That's a trip worth taking.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Game remains one of the more challenging shows to follow, but one of the most rewarding.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Not much is different for the fourth season of FX’s most popular comedy, except possibly an uptick in the production budget and guests.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Mad Men is off to one crazy-good start.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Tambor gives a nuanced, career-defining performance here.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    What seems like a straightforward question--Is Nick a traitor to his country?--might be the most devilishly complicated thing to answer, and definitely worth pursuing in this complex show.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Broadchurch answers your summer prayers for top-notch drama.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Ultimately, Sherlock doesn't play fair, but the game is so enjoyable, you'll be happy you joined in.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Mark A. Perigard
    This four-part adaptation of Shakespeare’s historical cycle (“Richard II, “Henry IV, Part 1,” “Henry IV, Part 2” and “Henry V”) spotlighting the battle to win and to hold the English crown is both brilliant and eminently accessible.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Your love for the show depends on your tolerance for Leary and his overbearing character. [30 May 2006, p.28]
    • Boston Herald
    • 90 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Game of Thrones plays by its own rules--and remains irresistible.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    There isn’t another show that can go from laugh-out-loud funny to soul-crushing sadness in a beat.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    There's still heat to Rescue Me - it just needs something to stoke the drama. [19 June 2005, p.A03]
    • Boston Herald
    • 88 Metascore
    • 67 Mark A. Perigard
    Game of Thrones starts less like an epic and more like a session of "Medieval Sims."
    • 88 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Buscemi is the only big-name actor associated with this cast, and though he seems to be having a great time strutting onscreen, most of the others aren't up to sharing the screen with him.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The womanizing, booze-guzzling, chain-smoking ad exec (played brilliantly by Jon Hamm) at the heart of AMC's Emmy Award-winning drama Mad Men has found a curvy sliver of joy in his life.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    Mad Men is back with another ridiculously addictive season.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    The characters carry themselves with the kind of decency, maturity and occasional playfulness that is virtually unseen on prime time.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Mark A. Perigard
    It's a bloody good, gory hour, and I don't know how Southland will top this. But I can't wait to see what's around the corner.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Unlike "The Wire," the pacing is lazy. Many of the moments seem authentic, but to paraphrase director Alfred Hitchcock: A good show is life minus the boring parts.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Many young women, if they're being honest, will see themselves here. And many parents will see their daughters.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    If you don't tear up at least once during each episode, you've already coded. "Boston Med" is the cure for summertime TV blues.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    True Detective will linger with you long after the credits roll, a grim journey into night.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    By dramatizing the true stories of the men who fought there, Spielberg and Hanks craft perhaps their most psychologically grounded work.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 83 Mark A. Perigard
    Rest easy: The premiere is good; next week’s episode is flat-out superb.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Mark A. Perigard
    The character Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) might remind you of Leland Gaunt of Stephen King’s “Needful Things”: He knows just what words to drop to create mayhem. Freeman is outstanding as the little guy whose one moment of rage has far-reaching consequences.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 50 Mark A. Perigard
    Party Down, about a group of aspiring Hollywood types working as caterers, returns for a second season of stale jokes.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 58 Mark A. Perigard
    Judging from the first two episodes of the new season, Rescue Me is taking a gentler, if dopier tone. [13 June 2007, p.39]
    • Boston Herald
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Mark A. Perigard
    Buoyed by A-list star power, The Normal Heart beats erratically for more than two hours, yet delivers a gut punch in its climax.