Sara Schieron

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For 11 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Sara Schieron's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 70 Shutter Island
Lowest review score: 50 Our Family Wedding
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 movie reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Sara Schieron
    Shutter Island is a bear hug to cinema while it’s also an occasionally tart valentine to genre.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Sara Schieron
    The message is nearly as slight as the presentation and just as hard to pin down, but even when tackling something as sharp edged and soft bellied as exclusion Littlerock is not without its pleasures.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Sara Schieron
    On one side Lbs. deals with a subject not often handled dramatically and this alone gives it an urgency and a credibility.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Sara Schieron
    This doc contributes to the small collection of films on burlesque something more self-aware looks at the matter don't: an exposition of the messy history of a complex popular art that still leaves us with much to explore.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 50 Sara Schieron
    This doc is far from perfect, formally it accomplishes nothing new and has opportunities to go places that could have been massive, but these missed opportunities don’t undermine its other accomplishments. It’s imperfect and still does quite a lot.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Sara Schieron
    Evokes a New York sentimentalist tradition that mixes the edge of golden era Cassavettes with the nostalgia of Woody Allen-all of which owes eternal debt to the western European New Waves and Bergman.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Sara Schieron
    Severe Clear provides a view of the early days of the war and reminds you of all the promotion and idealism that conflict came with.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Sara Schieron
    The way the film handles relationships has a similarly light but lived in air to it as well.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Sara Schieron
    In short, if you like her, you’ll likely love her after the film, which I suspect is timed to usher in a return world tour.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 60 Sara Schieron
    Its tone is pleasant and its humor, charming.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 50 Sara Schieron
    It’d all be pretty ho-hum weren’t it for some decent chemistry between the leads and the effortless presence of Regina King and Forest Whitaker.

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