Michael Nordine
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For 57 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 14% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Michael Nordine's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 50
Highest review score: 90 Enemy
Lowest review score: 10 108 Stitches
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 57
  2. Negative: 13 out of 57
57 movie reviews
    • 32 Metascore
    • 40 Michael Nordine
    One test for movies like this is whether they bemoan the inevitable gore or revel in it; The Human Race too often falls into the latter, amplifying and focusing on the bloodshed.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 40 Michael Nordine
    Like many docs with activist undertones, Second Opinion tells a potentially interesting story in a bland way.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 40 Michael Nordine
    Co-writer/director Matt Rabinowitz doesn’t artfully withhold information so much as lay it all on the table a bit earlier than he might have.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 38 Michael Nordine
    That all the good things--and there are several--Red Lights has going for it are ultimately in service of an ending that might even make M. Night Shyamalan cringe represents one of the year's biggest missed opportunities.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 38 Michael Nordine
    It's the kind of movie you'd find in someone's VHS collection, decide to watch based on the box art and title, and end up switching out for "The House of the Devil" instead.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    Returning director Tim Story lays out the narrative wares with all the subtlety of a neon sign on the Strip, not that the screenplay from Keith Merryman and David A. Newman (who also co-wrote the first one) gives him much to work with.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    The film is content to merely document certain happenings and hope you find them as interesting as it does.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    Most of the film's major happenings are either illogical or, much more damningly, not especially thrilling.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    The gradual revelation that there's more to Daisy than meets the eye is no great surprise, but it does at least negate — too late! — some of the more troubling subtext.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    So far removed from any original signal — there are several direct references to Titanic, so it's timely, too — this nuance-free affair registers as little more than noise.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    An extended riff on marital infidelity, this is the rare omnibus film that isn't just a mixed bag -- it very nearly succeeds at being uniformly bad.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 30 Michael Nordine
    Co-writer/director Jonathan English ups the viscera and nudity at the expense of a compelling narrative, which was hardly the original’s strong suit (if indeed it had one) anyway.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 25 Michael Nordine
    A Dark Truth is one of those unfortunate projects whose component parts are immediately at odds with one another.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 12 Michael Nordine
    To question where things went wrong feels somehow strange, as the project seems to have been ill-conceived from the very start.