Tasha Robinson

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For 620 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 51% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tasha Robinson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Son of Saul
Lowest review score: 0 Sydney White
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 620
620 movie reviews
    • 54 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    The problem is that both as a director and as an actor, Okuda never makes a particularly convincing case either for sex or for deeper commitment as a road away from the abyss.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    It's more like watching a typical animated-shorts collection - a few highlights, a lot of clinkers - than like watching an actual movie.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    The film closely follows the pattern of 1992’s "Lorenzo’s Oil," but with fewer filmmaking risks, visceral emotions, and colorful, outsized characters.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Sijie mostly adapts his own work dryly and literally—the footage of the Chinese mountainside is breathtaking, but it's the only thing in the film with much depth.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Actually, by way of a sequel, the filmmakers could just set Cerveris, Dafoe, and Reilly up for a purr-off. That’d be more fun than most of this film.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Largely, it’s a jellybean of a movie: bright, colorful, sugary, and with no real content.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Real love is often as complicated and painful as Middle Eastern politics, and Fox might have been better off acknowledging that, rather than making his characters such vague, sweet, safe ciphers.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    It’s unchallenging fun for a younger crowd, but adults might feel like they’re staring down a colorful 24-piece board puzzle, trying to figure out how such a simple activity could be drawn out over 90 minutes.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    For all its successes, Bones remains more crafted than sincere, more meant to look achingly pretty on the screen than to resonate in the heart.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    At half the length, and with half of Hanks' sneering pretension, this would make a pretty terrific action film.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    This might be pleasant to watch, in a floaty '70s-movie kind of way, if not for the film's groaning 168-minute length and abrupt thudder of an ending.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    For a movie about a love so powerful that it brings people back from the dead, it's curiously tepid. In spite of its repeated, overwrought image of grey, dead zombie hearts flushing and throbbing with new life, it lacks a beating heart of its own.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Tomorrowland comes across as a grinning rictus of a movie, a desperate door-to-door evangelist trying to force its foot into the door and push its salvation by any means possible.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Solidly mindless, breathless summer fun.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Maleficent is out of balance in all sorts of ways. The effective silent sequences conflict with the frustratingly talky ones. The new material fits poorly with moments that directly quote the classic.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    The Wild Thornberrys Movie's heart is clearly in the right place -- but the Thornberry family's grotesquely huge heads, jutting teeth, stick limbs, and mismatched bodies look even more improbable and unpleasant on the big screen than they do on their TV show.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Its attempts to force comedy, tragedy, farce, action, and melodrama into the same story never quite fit.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    No amount of shoehorned-in razzle-dazzle can keep this forced fable from feeling like a shadow of Kon's early work.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Turning brief fairy tales into sweeping mini-epics has long been Disney's hallmark, but even for a fable, Chicken Little is thin stuff; it's a brief cautionary tale against alarmism, essentially "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" without any of the poetic irony.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    There's nothing extraordinary about mariachi singer Carmelo Muñiz Sánchez, and nothing extraordinary about Mark Becker's documentary profile Romántico.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Shamelessly manipulating his audience, wallowing in his highly questionable premise, and above all mocking himself, Arnold bulls ahead enthusiastically and without reservation, and in the process, he brings something like dignity to one of the least dignified movies in recent history.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    In theory, the film is another hoary exploration of the pressures of modern womanhood, but in practice, it offers the exact same thing as those NYC ingénue books: cookie-cutter wish-fulfillment and lifestyle porn for easily pleased, lonely romantics.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Unbroken just piles on the misery without tonal shift, any sense of rise and fall, or any interest in Zamperini’s inner life, beyond his catchphrase, “If you can take it, you can make it.”
    • 54 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Between the high-gloss, desaturated prestige-picture look of the film and the visibly fakey soundstage sets of the Jersey boys’ hometown, Jersey Boys feels plastic and artificial throughout. There’s no sense of authentic urgency or intensity to any of it.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    It comes to American theaters saddled with narration by Pierce Brosnan, who purrs through the gratingly vague script like the world’s plummiest old half-drunken uncle.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    It's too focused on capturing a bygone moment and portraying it as the present, while the band and the couple have inevitably moved on, to a new album, a high-profile suicide at one of their concerts, a band hiatus, and well beyond.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Rio
    Rio could use fresher ingredients and more spice.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Given the subject matter, the answer to "Why watch this doc?" should be "Because it is fantastic." But Geffen, like Everest, will have to settle for "Because it is there."
    • 52 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    It’s a frustratingly oblique film where few events connect, and fewer moments matter.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Tasha Robinson
    Where the first two films maintained a breathless tone and found new ground in the zombie genre by linking a physical virus to demonic possession, [REC]3: Genesis runs out of ideas early, and becomes a slogging massacre spiked with callbacks and visual gags.

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