For 479 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 36% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Sheri Linden's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys
Lowest review score: 0 Awakened
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 32 out of 479
479 movie reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is an exploration of art as a way through immense and complex emotions. It is unexpectedly a breathtaking reminder of life's joys — in nature, in friendship and, in a particularly buoyant scene, in the bark of a deceased friend's poodle.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    In his feature debut, writer-director Eric Byler demonstrates a refreshing trust in his material and his audience, crafting a compact, intriguing drama from understated performances and a subtle visual sensibility.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film boasts a terrific newcomer in the lead role, exquisite widescreen photography and a powerful sense of place.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    All elements click in "Sun," a shimmering, deeply felt film.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A poet warrior of the first order emerges in this riveting chronicle of the brief life and times of rap superstar Tupac Shakur.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    What will make the film compelling even for audiences who never heard of the miracle on ice is Kurt Russell's taut, nuanced portrait of Herb Brooks.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The central trio of actors deliver engaging, pitch-perfect work.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Other than the actors, their costumes, and a few props, everything in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is digital illusion, and the effects are often exhilarating.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    In a season of proliferating issue-oriented documentaries, Voices of Iraq stands out by the sheer nature of its provenance: Iraqis themselves filmed the footage during a six-month period this year.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    That a ragtag group of intellectuals and misfits could so blindside the FBI and hold the media in its grip is an especially sobering aspect of this dynamically told story.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Wonderfully weird and wistful adventure-comedy about a fish-out-of-water oceanographer.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The excellent film combines a wealth of archival material with the reminiscences of an unforgettable group of octogenarian women who were champion swimmers when Hitler annexed Austria in 1938.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Accomplished and affecting art house fare.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Woody's back on solid ground with his first memorable pic of the new millennium.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    It's an adrenaline rush of a film.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A work of powerful humanism.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Captures the excitement of the game as well as the intimate drama -- and comedy -- of the human conflict.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Word-of-mouth should make it one of the best-performing nonfiction films of the year.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Touch the Sound is at least as inspiring and in some ways more rewarding, thought-provoking and subtly visceral.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Impressively realized on all levels, this transgender spin on the road trip boasts an extraordinary central performance.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Rather than connecting all the chronological dots, Brown has fashioned Van Zandt's balm-to-the-brokenhearted legacy into potent cinematic poetry.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is, above all, a moving portrait of hurting souls, brought to life in compelling performances.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The lovely, unpredictable comedy Duck Season marks the arrival of a fresh talent in writer-director Fernando Eimbcke. His script is vibrant with unforced humanist observations, the performances are natural and endearing.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    With an immediacy and intimacy that news reports can't provide, this deeply affecting documentary explores the pedophile crisis that has shaken the edifice of the Catholic Church.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Through interviews with Jonestown survivors and rare footage of Jones himself, this sober documentary presents an unforgettable historical portrait.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The actors, all strong, give the lyrical but never artificial dialogue the ring of life. Pearce is riveting as a go-getter who finds himself trapped between a murky past and a future defined by ambition.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Although it takes a while for Yu's thesis to jell, the film makes a lasting impression as it delves into an unfashionable territory: character as fate rather than a function of pharmaceuticals.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Offers solid, kid-friendly storytelling.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Without becoming a screed for victims' rights, the riveting film shows how in the face of terrible events a grieving parent is galvanized into activism.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is essential viewing for anyone who cares about the fate of the mountain region and the legacy of the Dalai Lama.

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