R. Kurt Osenlund

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For 72 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 50% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

R. Kurt Osenlund's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 54
Highest review score: 100 Dear White People
Lowest review score: 0 Jobs
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 72
  2. Negative: 19 out of 72
72 movie reviews
    • 22 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    Though always speeding forward in some gear of ridiculousness, the film is a lot more fun when it's completely nonsensical, before its baddie's motives and harebrained plot are funnel-fed to the viewer.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    So deadly serious and yet so goofily unbound that, in some scenes, incest truly seems like it's on the scandalous menu.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    Shockingly, the violent release of smoke, fire, and meteoric debris is positioned more as a climactic afterthought than as the main attraction.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    The film feels second-rate in every sense, from the quality of its animation to its C-list voice cast.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    If Robert De Niro knew what was good for him, he'd certainly distance himself from this director and find a new path.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    Part end-of-life romance, part grossly manipulative mush, the film tries to stare grief and mortality in the face while practically shitting rainbows.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    An angry indie that favors hollow ridicule over credibility.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 25 R. Kurt Osenlund
    Roland Emmerich makes love of country into a thing of unabashed hokum, which bleeds through every nook of this overstuffed jumble and leaves no character untouched.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 12 R. Kurt Osenlund
    I'll tell you what's insane: the probability that folks will go easy on this dreck because it's aimed at younger viewers, who are being distressingly trained to expect little from their art.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 12 R. Kurt Osenlund
    A choppy, feature-length progression of crude, predictable gags, the film plays like a variety show, and yet its main attraction is barely funny enough to warrant his own brief sketch.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 12 R. Kurt Osenlund
    This epic waste of $190 million plunders the grab bag of overused plotlines, failing to put its own stamp on much of anything.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 0 R. Kurt Osenlund
    Steered by a lead actor and director, Joshua Michael Stern, who are both way out of their respective leagues, Jobs is excruciating, failing to entertain and all but pissing on its subject's grave.

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