Rodrigo Perez
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For 105 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 48% higher than the average critic
  • 1% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Rodrigo Perez's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Enemy
Lowest review score: 16 War Story
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 55 out of 105
  2. Negative: 18 out of 105
105 movie reviews
    • 48 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    Acerbic and purposefully vile, LaBute’s story is clearly self-aware of its various cruel manipulations of character and audience, but the formula itself -- taken from his early modus operandi -- is simply becoming more and more rote.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    There’s some interesting ideas floating around about identity, manhood, and what it means to connect with someone in an over-connected world, but A Case Of You (named for a Joni Mitchell song that’s not actually in the film) never actively explores them. Instead, it delves into generic rom-com and ropey cliché to little comic effect.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    Charlie Countryman opens up with an interesting first section, but only backslides deeper and deeper in its overwrought and incoherent second and third acts.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    A major gaffe, God Help The Girl finds a great artist taking on a huge challenge and stumbling painfully on its ambition almost every step of the way.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    The film plays nary a note of reprieve and the dank aesthetic does nothing to help the mood. “Low Down” is unequivocally a downer.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    Forgettable and only mildly entertaining, 300: Rise of An Empire seals its own fate at the initial story level by being so deeply invested in its own mythmaking and playing super safe.
    • 25 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    The film is curiously schizophrenic. Brill’s screenplay mixes traditional rom-com generics with sporadically funny R-rated vulgarity and ludicrously dumb gags.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    Da Sweet Blood Of Jesus is, without question, bold, distinct, and idiosyncratic filmmaking with its own voice. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s good or in any kind of reasoned key.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 33 Rodrigo Perez
    Campy and cartoonish, Burton’s Big Eyes is not the return to form many were hoping for. It is another phony and hollow piece of sugary kitschploitation masquerading under the guise of an “important true story” that places a nearly grotesque premium on style over any traces over substance.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 25 Rodrigo Perez
    The cavernous emptiness of The Canyons cannot sustain itself, and it makes for a mostly flat, strained and uninvolving experience (not helped by the pace which makes 90 minutes, feels like a sluggish two hours).
    • 35 Metascore
    • 25 Rodrigo Perez
    Paradise is neither a good film nor is there any evidence it was a good script.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Rodrigo Perez
    Need For Speed possesses eye-rolling, tone deaf dialogue, passable performances (unless you’re Dominic Cooper or Kid Cudi) and plotting so conventional, there’s not even one surprise U-turn anywhere.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 16 Rodrigo Perez
    The risible Stoker is a brutally empty, deeply unfortunate movie, and Park Chan-wook's jackhammer of a tool he calls a brush is, on this evidence, something that should be locked away.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 16 Rodrigo Perez
    Elusively told to the point of irritation, joyless and shot in chilly incarcerating rooms, War Story has the look and feel of an exhausted ashtray and borders on the pretentiously unclear.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 16 Rodrigo Perez
    When Horns thankfully concludes, relief sets in; this hellishly misguided effort concludes with an inferno and sequels are never sprung from the equivalent of a mouthful of ash.

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