For 375 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 61% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 1.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Sheri Linden's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 We Are the Best!
Lowest review score: 0 Awakened
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 27 out of 375
375 movie reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film's dark beauty and the quiet intensity of the performances have a discomforting pull.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The unhurried film is a beauty. Shooting digitally — a first for Jarmusch and a paradox for a movie that so ardently celebrates the artisanal — cinematographer Yorick Le Saux uses nocturnal lighting to eloquent effect. The titular lovers are beauties too, soulful and captivating. Swinton and Hiddleston make their love story one for the ages.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus is just what the title indicates — and that turns out be an intimate and vivid report on a surprising connection between North and Central America.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    At the film's heart is a fitful conversation that unfolds like a string of koans, epigrams, jokes and silences.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    In inverse proportion to typically long-winded, inscrutable terms of service, the film is concise, direct and thoroughly engaging.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film charts no new territory but is terrifically cast and, like its source novel, long on atmosphere.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    With its focus on intimate detail, Off Label is not a conventional "issue film" reaching for conclusions. Palmieri and Mosher have taken on a huge and urgent topic, and their work's impact rests on their refusal to tell viewers how to feel.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    It is Weigert's performance that gives the film its mystery and charge. Playing seriously with identity, she draws the viewer ever closer. The way she never reveals everything is electrifying.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    It's a story of contained chaos, quietly observed — one that catches fire more in retrospect than in the viewing.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Mam's camera work is exquisite in its immediacy and agility. One of the most striking aspects of her film is the intimacy it achieves without feeling intrusive or turning her subjects into fodder for a message.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    [An] incisive and absorbing documentary.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    In Binoche's masterfully contained performance, Camille's clouded eyes sometimes brighten. If we didn't know how her story will unfold, that spark might have been comforting.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The ground-level view of New York — high-energy, semi-farcical — avoids clichés while finding its own romantic pulse with Duris' charmer the compelling center of the buoyant and bittersweet storm.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A vibrant example of hybrid nonfiction filmmaking, using hand-drawn animation, live action, home movies and newsreels in a rich synthesis of personal and historical memory.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Fake Case assumes a certain familiarity with Ai and his work — explored more thoroughly in Alison Klayman's "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry." But as a follow-up and a companion piece to that 2012 documentary, Johnsen's new work is remarkably intimate and astute.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The spectacular combination of slapstick, love story and superhero antics doesn't entirely avoid awkwardness, but mostly it defies gravity, like many of the stunts.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A dazzling introduction, both immersive and sweeping, to one of the planet’s oldest primates (who knew?).
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A documentary that's insightful, sweet and often hilarious.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is a bracingly romantic drama that's alive with a mature sense of passion and mystery.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Soechtig puts mainstream clout to work to deliver a hard-hitting message. Her mix of archival material, punchy graphics and concise talking-head commentary traces a troubling modern history.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The result is a type of cinematic performance art, with all the self-consciousness that suggests — a sibling love story that's no less heartfelt for being in the form of a first-person poem.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The proportions of the narrative strands sometimes feel off, but the movie pulses with the unpredictability of full-blooded characters.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Mehta explores matters more complex and unsettling than movie-tidy, against-the-odds heroism. In Tailang's fine performance, the enormity of Mahendra's mission registers in all its devastating weight.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    The collision of adolescent hormones and parental folly, hardly new cinematic territory, gets a bracing absurdist slant in Youth in Revolt.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    To the unlikely role of a Bogart-esque reluctant hero, Leonardo DiCaprio brings an intensity that compels even when the script falters.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    A quietly celebratory film about music and human kindness.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Adapting the novel by Zhivko Chingo, director Trajkov and his co-scripter, Vladimir Blazevski, have created a searing memory piece. Suki Medencevic's widescreen cinematography illuminates a shadow realm halfway between heaven and hell.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Crossing the life-death divide, Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo are a winning pair in this smart and tender comedy.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Avoids easy shtick and saccharine conclusions, opting instead for character dynamics that the two leads deliver with consummate skill.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Until the lean script by Baier and Laurent Guido takes some unconvincing turns in the late going, the film is a credible portrait of alienation.