Michael Starr

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For 83 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Michael Starr's Scores

Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 House of Cards (2013): Season 2
Lowest review score: 20 The 100: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 62 out of 83
  2. Negative: 8 out of 83
83 tv reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 20 Michael Starr
    I just can’t shake the feeling that I’ve seen it all before--and that The 100 is another piece of The CW’s generic series puzzle.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 25 Michael Starr
    It's all a muddled mess of computer-generated battlefield scenes, gratuitous bare-breast-and-buttock shots (men and women--there's no favoritism here) and "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon"-type photography.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 25 Michael Starr
    [Princesses: Long Island] just might be the dumbest 45 minutes of TV.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 37 Michael Starr
    Better Lives lacks the ensemble chemistry and clever writing of “HIMYM,” and seems content to rely on a non-stop barrage of sophomoric sex jokes and double entendres.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 37 Michael Starr
    It’s not funny.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 25 Michael Starr
    There’s nothing much going on here besides flirting cowboys and lots of beer-drinking, the producers pile on the supposed “drama” with the requisite reality show staples: forced conflict augmented by quick-cut editing and doomsday music and staged scenes.... Hoof it away from here ASAP.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Michael Starr
    There's nothing fresh or original, and certainly no reason to watch this show, unless you're a fan of this ilk of staged "reality" (see "The Kardashians").
    • 31 Metascore
    • 37 Michael Starr
    The sitcom is cookie-cutter and one-dimensional--with thinly written characters and, most notably, a hyperactive laugh track that’s really grating.

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