For 95 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 42% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Rob Nelson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 59
Highest review score: 100 Mysteries of Lisbon
Lowest review score: 10 Killers
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 43 out of 95
  2. Negative: 12 out of 95
95 movie reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Rob Nelson
    Charles Ferguson's sophomore film Inside Job is the definitive screen investigation of the global economic crisis, providing hard evidence of flagrant amorality -- and of a new nonfiction master at work.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Rob Nelson
    Skillfully adapted from Tim Tharp's novel, evocatively lensed in the working-class neighborhoods of Athens, Ga., and tenderly acted by Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley, this bittersweet ode to the moment of childhood's end builds quietly to a pitch-perfect finale.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Rob Nelson
    A handsomely mounted adaptation of the like-titled Portuguese novel, Ruiz's 4 1/2-hour epic establishes the essential ambiguity of its chameleonic characters from the get-go and proceeds thereby, with riveting results and revelations that continue right to the end.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Rob Nelson
    Handsomely produced and never less than hugely entertaining, Ascher's film is catnip for Kubrickians and critics both professional and otherwise.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Rob Nelson
    As much as the movie rocks, Lambert & Stamp drops the needle to reveal the deep pain barely hidden in the grooves.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Rob Nelson
    Focusing on the absurdly ultraviolent tit-for-tat tussles among a trio of Tokyo crime families, the film is a beautifully staged marvel that confidently reasserts Kitano's considerable cinematic gifts.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Rob Nelson
    A dynamic and immersive piece of you-are-there verite.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Rob Nelson
    Though the ugly phobia that gave rise to the killing and permeated the legal proceedings boils the blood, the film’s tone is somber rather than angry, and its effect is quietly devastating.

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