Megan Lehmann
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For 326 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 42% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Megan Lehmann's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 54
Highest review score: 100 Team America: World Police
Lowest review score: 0 Swept Away
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 97 out of 326
326 movie reviews
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Megan Lehmann
    A sublime variation on the buddy road movie, infusing the midlife crises of the two main protagonists with hope and poetry.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Megan Lehmann
    It's a wistful yet penetrating film, shot through with magic realism and life-affirming humor, that gets you deep down where you live.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Megan Lehmann
    Chance encounters and fated love are the stuff of fairy tales, which is what makes the deliriously romantic sequel Before Sunset a small miracle.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Megan Lehmann
    Like a bomb exploding in a fireworks factory: It's fierce and shocking and dazzling and wonderful.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Megan Lehmann
    Who's going to love it? Anyone with a sense of humor: Team America: World Police is hands-down the funniest movie of the year.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    In place of elaborate sets, clever filmmaking gives the impression of a central London emptied of people and cars, to eerie effect - and this opening reel is nothing short of magnificent.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    One of the year's most engaging films.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    More than a ripped-from-the- headlines drug drama, Maria Full of Grace is like a horror movie made real.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    A comedy as black as the asphalt desert of a mall parking lot.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Devoid of 21st-century irony, this visually stunning, action-packed yuletide treat is sweet and, yes, magical in a way that will enchant kids and give older viewers a twinge of nostalgia.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Even with Burton's imagination turning its trademark cartwheels, the film's big beating heart holds the whimsical offshoots steady.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    A stunning display of a filmmaker adventuring on the far side of what's possible.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Despite its shock value, Thirteen rises above dysfunctional-family-drama cliches, thanks to the truthfulness of its script and the keen eye of a sympathetic director.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Hilariously overblown, "Cruelty" fairly pops at the seams with the beloved eccentricity of Joel and Ethan Coen, from the fiendishly ludicrous scenarios and casually tossed off visual gags to the razor-sharp repartee.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    It is an important, thoroughly bewitching work of art.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    This wonderful party of a movie, as totally original as its hero, stamps on a smiley face that will linger for hours.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Anderson gives The Machinist a sickly noirish look that contributes to the creeping horror - but it's the emaciated Bale's spectral presence that leaves the imprint.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    More than a celebration of Chaplin's art; it is a thorough examination of what made this gifted artist, the world's first true celebrity, tick.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    Brilliantly idiosyncratic.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Megan Lehmann
    [McCarthy] marries beautifully spare compositions with comically abbreviated dialogue to craft something magnificent from a vaguely precious premise that could easily be the foundation for a parody.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A leisurely, scene-setting start, peppered with authentic banter and winning localized humor, fleshes out the characters in Manito so well you feel as if you live alongside them.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Uber-hip technique triumphs over substance in Reconstruction.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    At once, a joyful celebration of female friendship and an unusually honest look at newly responsible young women wistfully saying goodbye to the dreams of their youth.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Kosashvili's clear-eyed approach to the cultural tradition of arranged marriage balances respect and scorn, and he reconciles the comedy and tragedy inherent in Zaza's tug-of-love with finesse.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Elf
    Ferrell's manic, overgrown-kid energy sweeps all before it, announcing him - after his standout turn in "Old School" - as a major leading-man talent who can charm as well as amuse.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A pleasantly diverting period romp that Annette Bening turns into a wickedly funny tour de force.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    There is much sadness in this finely wrought drama, winner of nine prizes at the Israeli Academy Awards, but the family's hard-won escape from emotional lock-down is ultimately uplifting.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Metallica brought back the rights and funded the project, and it's their honesty and willingness to front the cameras, warts and all, that makes this well-edited, often very funny, documentary so compelling.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    While immersed in the horror of their plight, you might forget to breathe.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Sometimes teeters on the verge of going completely over the top, but it's mostly saved by its own self-awareness.

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