Tasha Robinson

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For 543 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tasha Robinson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Coraline
Lowest review score: 0 Sydney White
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 52 out of 543
543 movie reviews
    • 48 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    While Black Nativity often lacks polish and restraint, at least it never lacks for soul.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It's all innocuous, forgettable fun, but it's firmly aimed at those who find underwear endlessly funny.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Sometimes too pat and sometimes ragged with omissions and confusions, but it's still a fascinating look outside of that familiar world and into a harsher one.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Like Ghibli’s features, Kingdom is a friendly, elegiac, approachable movie. But it lacks the studio’s well-polished sense of energy and commitment.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    The lack of plot coherence is a lingering irritant in a film that otherwise seems to be trying to improve on its cinematic-series forebears.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Reichert and Zaman don’t editorialize, which keeps Remote Area Medical from being preachy, forceful, or didactic, but also leaves it feeling shapeless.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Three Of Hearts seems like an unwieldy mating of two films: one a glossy documentary about the fictionalized perfection that three lovers and a director wanted to believe in, and another about the all-too-human truth.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It's daring and it's different.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Despicable Me 2 has its charms, in its spritely pacing, a rapid-fire gag-delivery system that hits as often as it misses, and especially in its innovative, expansive use of 3-D space.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Yes
    Like Potter's "Orlando" and "The Tango Lesson," Yes showcases a craft and a hushed, vibrant intensity that prove compelling even when the story loses its focus.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Third Person’s considerable strengths generally come from the actors.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It’s amiable goofiness, delivered at an emphatic, feverish pitch. Inevitably, what works fine in 11-minute episodes becomes strained over 90 minutes on the big screen, especially during a grating musical number about teamwork.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It's all too easy to dismiss the characters' troubles as entirely of their own making. But the cast's fearless, evocative performances help a great deal.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It’s hard to fight the feeling that The Hobbit simply isn’t an epic story, and the efforts to expand it into one leave it feeling like an anvil crammed into a sock: The sock is taking on some weird shapes, and it’s being stretched awfully thin.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Marquis herself rarely comes off as less than fascinating, in spite of her cheaply titillating material.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It isn’t just that Gilliam’s ragged, wild style is easily recognizable after nearly four decades of feature films, it’s a sense that Zero Theorem recycles its tone, visual design, and plot points directly from his past work.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    It's important to go in knowing the central secret of the movie: Nothing exciting is going to happen. Ever. Armed with that knowledge, viewers should be able to settle down and enjoy the extremely low-key, melancholy character study that plays out between a handful of excellent actors.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    The many-threaded approach makes it feel narratively rich and sophisticated, but it also shorthands and shortchanges some of the most interesting characters.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Not everything Perry's voices say seems relevant to his central thesis, but they speak fervently and colorfully, and their intensity is compelling even when their message is lacking.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Given the talent on display in Sinbad, and the winning brio it dredges out of questionable material, it's easy to wonder what Dreamworks' animation department could accomplish if it stopped following Disney's lead and started forging new paths of its own.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    There are no surprises in Dreamer--except that for all its visible and unselfconscious schmaltz, it's actually pretty enjoyable.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    As silly as it is, Sisterhood is smart as well, about the modern draw of victimization and attention, and how people (not just girls, and not just teenagers) who live life on a perpetually scrolling online stage can become starved for validation in any form.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Shou focuses on a meaty subject, and he has an insider's access to the world he's exploring. But his behind-the-scenes film doesn't spend nearly enough time behind the scenes.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Riddick taps into a primal well of audience wish-fulfillment, but over the course of its unrelieved, monotonous length, it does its best to suck that well dry.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Tasha Robinson
    Greenstreet's film at least serves as a reminder of how useless public debate becomes when everyone's screaming and no one's listening.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 58 Tasha Robinson
    It's unclear whether Frederick's an awful actress or a tremendous one pretending to be awful, but either way, it's hard to pity her nasal, pushy, babyish Iowa girl.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 58 Tasha Robinson
    Trouble is, it's too rambling and digressive to feel focused, yet too calculating to feel as observational and natural as a good Altman flick.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 58 Tasha Robinson
    Trouble is, most of the major changes took place inside her head and heart, which makes her story a natural fit for a book, but an awkward one for a film.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 58 Tasha Robinson
    The Da Vinci Code isn't terrible. Brown's novel presented its concepts seriously, as food for thought; Howard's glossy version is more of a snack, designed to be taken only slightly more seriously than "National Treasure," and with the much the same sense of a puzzle-based thrill ride.

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