Ronnie Scheib
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For 498 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 40% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 1.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Ronnie Scheib's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 58
Highest review score: 100 First Cousin Once Removed
Lowest review score: 10 The Reunion
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 35 out of 498
498 movie reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Less groundbreaking video experimentation than extraordinary concert experience, Lou Reed's Berlin expertly fulfills its function.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Gini Reticker's lucidly impassioned film, filled with strong, eloquent spokeswomen, garnered Tribeca's docu award.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    A skillfully crafted, highly entertaining documentary.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    12
    Expansively, dramatically, magnificently Russian, Nikita Mikhalkov's loose remake of "12 Angry Men" plays like vintage jazz from a veteran band.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    The actors are charismatic, particularly Ricardo Darin.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Bear Cub casually pulls off an amazing feat--combining innocent childhood nostalgia and graphic sexuality.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Hassan Yektapanah's first film attests to the deceptive simplicity of Iranian cinema, transforming the most minimal of props, scenes, and stories into a complex journey of discovery.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Fascinating.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Richly layered picture dramatizes a landmark doctor/patient showdown, chronicles a classic case of transgenderism and reveals how aspects of Schreber's story prefigured Nazism.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Sharp dialogue, idiosyncratic characters and a wickedly brilliant structure that subtly derails expectation make Laura Smiles a rarity among mellers.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Gloriously flamboyant comedic extravaganza, fuses soap opera and "American Idol"-type competition, following four wildly different women vying for the star role in a feature filmization of a popular telenovela.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Petra Seeger's beautifully crafted documentary about neurobiologist Eric Kandel, In Search of Memory, interweaves experience and experiments, autobiography and science as seamlessly as the Nobel Prize winner's same-titled book.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    This worthy follow-up to Kosashvili's brilliant "Late Marriage" should delight auds worldwide.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    The perceptively balanced "Dreams" transitions seamlessly from domestic drama to 70-mph heats.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    With rare candor and a refreshing lack of piety, first-timers and combat-weary veterans exhibit their camaraderie, euphoria and burnout as the camera documents their struggles with logistics, horror, death and self-doubt.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    In astounding detail, Stonewall Uprising recalls the now-famous three-day riots in June 1969 after a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a popular Greenwich Village gay bar, as homosexuals finally, openly fought back.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Veering wildly between paranoia (being judged by "12 people who voted for George Bush") and self-aggrandizement (modestly comparing himself to Da Vinci, Bach and Galileo), Spector makes a fascinating subject.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    The documentary sometimes bears an eerie resemblance to Claire Denis' brilliant "White Material" in its tense evocation of menace stalking the periphery of the frame.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Spoken Word benefits from an improbably perfect storm of production circumstances: The muscular, balanced script, the brainchild of an unusual alliance between professional poet Joe Ray Sandoval and TV writer William T. Conway, consistently plays to Nunez's strengths.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    A highly engaging picture with a post-apartheid edge (certain scenes play like a farcical "Invictus").
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    This must-see expose entertains as it horrifies.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Rarely has anyone embodied contradictions as happily and harmoniously as octogenarian New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Like Sebastian Silva's "The Maid," Queen posits a radically different approach to class and gender empowerment.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Lee Hirsch's "The Bully Project" serves as a call to action against abuse of students by their peers as it follows, over the course of a year, five sobering case histories of unrelenting schoolyard persecution.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Hungarian schoolteacher Gyongi Mago's campaign to raise awareness of her hometown's once-vibrant, now conspicuously absent Jewish population is captured in the superior docu There Was Once ...
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    The uncompromising power of Ingrid Jonker's poetry runs like a pulsing vein through Black Butterflies.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Morrison sometimes slows down imagery to a hypnotic, frame-by-frame trance-like state; one can imagine townsfolk scrutinizing the faces of long-dead relatives magically raised.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Gee follows Sebald's path with only occasional detours, while intermittently glimpsed talking heads fade in and out of artful black-and-white landscapes.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Director Kimball's sharply focused, serenely ravishing nature photography provides reason enough to go armchair birding.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Ronnie Scheib
    Rob Schroder and Gabrielle Provaas' raunchy, hilariously uninhibited documentary should wow arthouse audiences.