For 1,186 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 49% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Matt Roush's Scores

Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 Murder One: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Work It : Season 1
Score distribution:
1186 tv reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Matt Roush
    Spiritual and emotional epiphanies abound in these 10 episodes, about as close as TV comes to living art. [3-9 Oct 2016, p.23]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Matt Roush
    Lavishly produced, deeply fascinating and chillingly provocative adaptation. [3-9 Oct 2016, p.22]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 79 Metascore
    • 60 Matt Roush
    Mike Colter as Luke is a physical marvel and an appealing center of moral gravity in a show that all too often telegraphs its plentiful punches and twists. [26 Sep 2016-2 Oct 2016, p.16]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Matt Roush
    Bold and darkly funny. [26 Sep 2016-2 Oct 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    This Fleabag will make you squirm between laughs. [26 Sep 2016-2 Oct 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    The first five episodes propel the story with so many surprises and calamitous cliffhangers that even nonbelievers might want to check the out-of-this-world Place out. [26 Sep 2016-2 Oct 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Matt Roush
    Danny Glover's Atlanta is steeped in an urban hard-knocks authenticity. [5-18 Sep 2016, p.22]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    A traditionally funnier show, a distaff Louie. ... Adlon's sardonic sensibility is perfectly suited to a show that preaches female empowerment while delivering a blunt reality check. [5-18 Sep 2016, p.22]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Matt Roush
    [A] compellingly extreme thriller. [5-18 Sep 2016, p.23]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Matt Roush
    Though the glacial pace is more akin to molasses, and the plotting offers few surprises in the first three episodes, there's a powerful contrast between these untended fields and the glittery L.A. skylines visible from the swank home of Charley. [5-18 Sep 2016, p.23]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    You're The Worst finds hilarity in Season 3 in the unstable fault lines of [Gretchen's] passionate but perversely ambivalent relationship with struggling author Jimmy. [22 Aug - 4 Sep 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Matt Roush
    The show is now basically a giddily graphic war-zone melodrama, with a quarantined Manhattan a new Ground Zero as embattled humans face an ancient evil. [22 Aug - 4 Sep 2016, p.16]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Matt Roush
    The early chapters are loaded with action, intrigue, enhanced by an authenticity as pungent as vintage vino. [22 Aug - 4 Sep 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Matt Roush
    Match Game is one long groan. [8-21 Aug 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    Pyramid is the night's gem, a word-association contest of skill and speed, the joy of watching enhanced when the celebrity and contestant are in sync and the game is played seriously. [8-21 Aug 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Matt Roush
    An intoxicating mosaic of choreography, wordplay and music. [8-21 Aug 2016, p.16]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 56 Metascore
    • 20 Matt Roush
    If F-bombs and infantile name-calling are your special vice, the very thought leaving you gasping with laughter, then maybe Vice Principals will seem like a gnarly, nasty treat. ... Some vices just can't be excused. [25 Jul-7 Aug 2016, p.15]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Matt Roush
    Sam Esmail’s weirdly mesmerizing cyberthriller continues to pull off an audacious feat of boldly original, eerily relevant and daringly surreal storytelling, reminiscent of the visionary cinema of the 1970s. [25 Jul-7 Aug 2016, p.14]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Matt Roush
    The hilarious Difficult People launches a second season of shockingly outrageous farce. [11-24 Jul 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 76 Metascore
    • 50 Matt Roush
    It's agreeable popcorn fare, though like many Netflix originals, might have had twice the impact at half the length. [11-24 Jul 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    The emotions, tears and laughter ring true in this small but deeply moving and entertaining gem. [11-24 Jul 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Matt Roush
    As complicated and layered as life itself, The Night Of is an instant classic. [11-24 Jul 2016, p.16]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Matt Roush
    Orange loses little steam in its fourth tour of duty, with extremes of dark comedy and bitter tragedy, often heartbreaking in its depiction of metal illness and addiction, devastating in its escalation of racial conflict after the prison's cold-blooded new corporate owners flood the cell block with new bodies, triggering a demographic power shift. [27 Jun - 10 Jul 2016, p.15]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 39 Metascore
    • 20 Matt Roush
    The supernatural shocks are less scary than the bad acting. [27 Jun - 10 Jul 2016, p.15]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 47 Metascore
    • 50 Matt Roush
    The preachiness can be areal buzz kill when pretentiously overamped acolytes spout on and on about changing the world. ... Still, you may well dig the ride, thanks to endearing company of Luke Wilson's Peter Pan of a road manager. [27 Jun - 10 Jul 2016, p.15]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Matt Roush
    [A] glacially paced yawn of a yarn. [27 Jun - 10 Jul 2016, p.15]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Matt Roush
    Effective as a thriller until its predictably over-the-top climax, Thirteen is even better as a character study of an emotionally fragile, needy and enigmatic young woman trying to regain her sense of self as she tests all of the relationships in her new world. [20-26 Jun 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Matt Roush
    A glossy guilty pleasure that aspires to be Empire with pews. [20-26 Jun 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Matt Roush
    The genius of BrainDead, an enjoyably offbeat sci-fi/political satire hybrid, is in reminding us that it's possible to have fun without leaving one's brain at the door. [20-26 Jun 2016, p.17]
    • TV Guide Magazine
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Matt Roush
    This crowded house becomes a power keg of divided loyalties and jealousies, often playing out in reckless games of chicken that soon grow tiresome. [20-26 Jun 2016, p.16]
    • TV Guide Magazine

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