Ronnie Scheib
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For 512 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 41% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Ronnie Scheib's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 59
Highest review score: 100 Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Lowest review score: 10 Reunion
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 36 out of 512
512 movie reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Brain-teasing, wildly unpredictable animated feature.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Alternating between New York clubs by night and the colorful streets and countryside of Santa Domingo by day, pic captures the spirit of the music and the nation that gave birth to it.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Documaker Daniel Peddle also works as a casting director, and so it is small wonder his crisp, concise, intimate portrait of six very different, self-styled "aggressives" -- women who stress their masculine sides -- should reveal in each a curious integrity and beauty.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Magnificent photographs, archival news footage, and location-shot porn add texture and immediacy to Joseph Lovett's fascinating memoir of the sexually explosive 12-year period (1969-1981).
    • 59 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Although by now routine, the intertwining of separate story strands is solidly structured, and the different mini-narratives resolved in unsurprising yet satisfying ways.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Winning, consistently funny comedy, with lively script by veteran Colombian producer/scribe Dago Garcia ("Maximum Penalty"), The Car is driven by unusually sharp helming from newcomer Luis Orjuela, and a dynamite ensemble cast.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    So strong are the perceived parallels between the Peruvian situation described in State of Fear and the sociopolitical dynamics of the current U.S. war on terror that filmmakers have trouble, in post-screening Q&As, returning the discussion to the historical subject at hand.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Helmer George Butler correctly gauges his film's strengths, with the search for life in the universe becoming a heartfelt tribute to a couple of robots.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Upbeat Urbanworld documentary prizewinner, full of strong personalities and crisply edited court action.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Proves as entertaining as the earlier "The War Room," which also featured Carville, but is more somber.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Fascinating glimpse into wholly different body of laws, engrossingly evolving script and standout performances.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    A sure-fire audience-pleaser, Scott (son of Garry) Marshall's winning comedy bow could have been titled "My Big Fat Jewish Bar Mitzvah."
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Thoughtful, incisive, controversial.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    The picture's deepest fascination lies in the soldiers' complicated reactions to the war, perceived simultaneously as funny, horrific, stirring and traumatic.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Enjoyable, daffily improbable escapist romp.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Briskly paced humor and/or pathos flow organically from situation and characters.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Basically conservative yet titillatingly "eccentric" British laffer could succeed in the "Full Monty" import slot.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    PBS-bound docu constitutes a revealing look at a poorly understood chapter in American history.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Pic's quiet lucidity and matter-of-fact procedurals pack a cumulative emotional punch.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    A rogues gallery of flamboyant gangsters paint an anecdote-rich portrait of the drug trade, while a steady stream of cops, coroners and crime reporters furnish social commentary.
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    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Picture offers unique glimpses into the hearts and minds of those who have turned reasons for hatred into a crusade for tolerance, braving the scorn of enemies and compatriots alike.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Pitch-perfect central perf (by scribe and co-producer Damian Lahey), total lack of dramatic artifice and surreally situational humor make for a minor-key vignette of unmistakable, if unstable, authenticity.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    With equal measures of showmanship, patriotism and irony, hundreds vie at NYC's Pussycat Lounge for the East Coast Division of the first-ever nationwide air guitar championship for the right to eventually represent the U.S. at the world championship.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    At several points, Chang is the only thing standing between his event and total chaos, as frustrated ticket-holders rush the gates.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    In dangerous and downright cruddy conditions, the personable Palestinians share stories, lodgings and camaraderie with the young Israeli filmmaker, whose handheld camera follows them everywhere.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Pitch-perfect dialogue, quietly dynamic helming and small-scale action on a widescreen canvas make for a very appealing film.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    With an eclectic mix of strong-minded thesps all pulling in slightly different directions, this shape-shifting genre hybrid successfully commingles 12-step therapy, romantic comedy and hit-man thriller.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Tyro helmer Sara Lamm satisfyingly stitches together the family soap opera into a comfortable crazy quilt without sacrificing its unique, oddly topical edge.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Whenever Sutherland comes on scene, any inadequacies in the film's depiction of the well-to-do become irrelevant.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 70 Ronnie Scheib
    Though fans might miss Perry's genre-exploding daring, the excellent cast injects enough pathos and zing to keep picture percolating.

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