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 5.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Megan Lehmann's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 54
Highest review score: 100 Before Sunset
Lowest review score: 0 Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 97 out of 326
326 movie reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Against all odds, director Steven Shainberg has managed to craft an oddly compassionate -- and often very funny -- tale of an emotionally symbiotic affair.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Builds steadily from its smarter-than-your-average-horror-film beginnings to a genuinely cunning psychological thriller with a third-act twist guaranteed to shock even the most eagle-eyed watchers.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Dialogue is sparse in this leisurely paced chase; instead, the bluesy vocals of indigenous singer Archie Roach -- singing de Heer's lyrics -- are layered over the action as a kind of musical narration.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Settles into an unflinchingly honest coming-of-age portrait.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Jenkins doesn't stint on the sickening reality of Wuornos' abhorrent behavior -- it's Theron's complex, deeply felt depiction of a thoroughly messed-up soul that forces us to look beyond the monstrous nature of her acts.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Uber-hip technique triumphs over substance in Reconstruction.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    An amusing side dish to the sober political documentaries flooding the art houses, The Yes Men effectively uses high farce to mock the status quo as a way of questioning it.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Leigh's uncanny ability to mine emotional truth packs the usual punch. And the trademark flashes of humor sprinkled throughout ease the bleakness of the landscape.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    As this Woodstock-on-wheels careens through the countryside, stopping only to play for thousands of hirsute revelers -- and, once, to stock up on booze in Saskatoon -- its famous passengers celebrate with delirious joy the pure, unadulterated magic of music.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Conforms to many of the tropes of a formula thriller but, aided by an evocative Philip Glass score and Tim Orr's beautifully naturalistic cinematography, it transcends the genre.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Delivers its provocative message in the measured tones of a college professor -- yet there's no danger of falling asleep in this lecture.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Some of the visual flourishes are a little too obvious, but restrained and subtle storytelling, and fine performances make this delicate coming-of-age tale a treat.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    An intelligent and entertaining exploration of racial and sexual politics that brings alive the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, and draws parallels with African-American identity crises of today.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A joyous, toe-tapping celebration of a musical style born of sorrow.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    It's a credit to the actors, particularly the superb Campbell, that completely preposterous material can be made strangely touching.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Infused with the hazy golden glow of nostalgia and unfolds at a leisurely pace, reminiscent of "The Virgin Suicides."
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Clarkson, the reigning queen of the indies, is simultaneously funny and heartbreaking, following up killer performances in "The Station Agent" and "All the Real Girls."
    • 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.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A pleasantly diverting period romp that Annette Bening turns into a wickedly funny tour de force.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    An amusing McGimmick.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Engrossing.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    It's the addition of Depp's corrupt CIA agent, Sands, that really makes this violent, over-the-top action film, with its maze-like plot, sing.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    Indie hipster Jarmusch's distinctive brand of effortless cool and quirky humor percolate through each of 11 vignettes, all shot fairly statically in crisp, aesthetically pleasing black and white.
    • 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.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    The frantic nuttiness of the stylistically dynamic Huckabees is often laugh-out-loud funny, but amid the pandemonium there's a sense of truly rigorous soul-searching.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A fanciful little indie brimming with emo music and curious little vignettes, marks a self-conscious but very promising debut for "Scrubs" star Zach Braff.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    While immersed in the horror of their plight, you might forget to breathe.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    A wickedly sexy Daryl Hannah is particularly memorable as the Pilager family's black sheep Maddy.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Megan Lehmann
    The strapping Damon's lived-in performance makes us happy to follow Bourne wherever he may go.

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