For 520 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Sheri Linden's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 61
Highest review score: 100 The End of the Tour
Lowest review score: 0 Awakened
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 34 out of 520
520 movie reviews
    • 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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A well-made and entertaining descent into a black-comic hell.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    These are people at the frontline of idealism in action, working to alleviate suffering, one patient at a time, in some of the most devastated places on Earth.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    As frank, discerning and eloquent as its subjects, The Woodmans is one of the most affecting art-themed documentaries.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A terrifically engaging picture of life beyond the headlines, My Perestroika lifts the veil of Cold War mystery.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A well-told tale, and though its compact running time makes it a fine TV fit, its visual poetry is worth a big-screen look.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is an impressive and affecting entry in the growing body of work addressing the effects of keeping wild animals in captivity.
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    • 80 Sheri Linden
    At once impressionistic and precise,The Tiniest Place (El Lugar más pequeño) is a beautifully rendered memory piece that insists on the necessity of memory.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    But above all it's a portrait of stunned grief, of the devastation families endure, whether through violence, accidents, illness or incarceration.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The film is an important step toward repairing the broken links and resurrecting almost a century of music and the women who made it.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    The handsomely shot, expertly button-pushing scare-fest has the polish and the cast to draw older audiences who grew up on shockers built from performances rather than CGI.
    • 82 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.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A dazzling introduction, both immersive and sweeping, to one of the planet’s oldest primates (who knew?).
    • 56 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A few bumpy patches notwithstanding, the new feature is an exquisitely designed, emotionally absorbing work of dark enchantment.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A clear-eyed, compelling look at getting out the vote, grassroots-style.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    A Sinner in Mecca is a suitably messy mix of the gritty and the surreal, the wrenching and the transcendent, from the midst of the trek to Islam’s holiest site.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 80 Sheri Linden
    Thugs offers a damning summary of the FDA approval process as a closed loop in which one hand washes the other and crucial data can remain hidden.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Lynch's film is a work of steady chronological progression. Without straining for big-picture significance, it provides a composed look into the revolutionary spirit.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Bahrani sometimes pushes too hard as he reaches for big drama. But when the story works, it has a dark power that draws shrewdly upon his two leads' screen charisma.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Barbara Sukowa's performance in the title role is the kind that reverberates long after the screen goes black.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Sheri Linden
    Writer-director Peter Strickland...uses atmosphere as others would use plot, and knows how to provoke comic shudders. But he tends to repeat himself, and he doesn't quite find a satisfying denouement for the inventive premise.

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