For 1,277 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 2.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

V.A. Musetto's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Tony Takitani
Lowest review score: 0 Blood: The Last Vampire
Score distribution:
1,277 movie reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    Nadezhda Markina is splendid as Elena, who speaks little but still manages to make her thoughts and emotions crystal clear.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    Despite its themes, Oslo, August 31st is an exhilarating film, with impeccable direction and pitch-perfect performances that make the bleakness worthwhile.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    [REC] 3 Genesis is a prequel to the first two "[REC]" movies, but that doesn't much matter. You don't need to have seen them to enjoy this film, which provides fresh blood for a tired genre.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    Brutality and tenderness are a potent mix in War Witch.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    Pieta is one of Kim’s most complex and mature efforts, melding violence and humor into dark entertainment.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 V.A. Musetto
    Andersson has a one-of-a-kind style that not all viewers will appreciate. His humor is not at all like Hollywood’s. His is leisurely and cerebral — two words never heard in La La Land.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    They take a mundane story and give it emotional resonance.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Makes for fascinating viewing.
    • New York Post
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    The result puts a human face on Derrida, and makes one of the great minds of our times interesting and accessible to people who normally couldn't care less.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Director Bolton could easily have exploited the film's unsettling issues, but he takes a nonsensationalized approach that leaves viewers to decide the moral questions for themselves.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    It's a story that says a lot about the stupidity of war.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Koteas and Ribisi, as two very different brothers, give realistic performances, and play off the differences brilliantly.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Marker's documentary, shot on video, uses interviews, film clips and shots of Tarkovsky on the set to examine the Russian's work.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    A remarkable 179-minute meditation on the nature of revolution.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Auteuil gives a superior performance. While Rush played him as a buffoon, Auteuil gives the character the charm of an aristocratic savant.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    It accurately reflects the rage and alienation that fuels the self-destructiveness of many young people.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Weatherford and Murphy lead a young and bright cast. All in all, Money Buys Happiness shows that Lachow is a director worth keeping an eye on.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Judging by this passionate film, the medical community -- has no clue about what causes this awful malady and, worse, doesn't seem to care.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    It includes abundant sex and full-frontal nudity, not to titillate but because it's needed to convey the inner sexual turmoil the girls are going through.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    An impressive screen debut.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    A youthful, and often funny, piece of filmmaking. You might never expect that its director is 73 years old.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Veteran stage, screen and TV actor Moshe Ivgi gives a sturdy performance as Moshe, a supposed tough guy who sobs when confronted by bank robbers.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Raises an interesting question. Do you clamp down on corporations in order to protect the environment or do you let them go about their business because they help feed countless families.
    • New York Post
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Both witty and poignant.
    • New York Post
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Comedy with a light-hearted flair. The cast is charming, and Garcia is especially easy on the eye.
    • New York Post
    • 47 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    When all is said and done, Lies is just good, dirty fun.
    • New York Post
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Frantic and out of control - and great fun to watch.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    A well-researched picture of how racism led to nine men being falsely accused and wrongly convicted. One only wishes that the filmmakers had more than 84 minutes in which to tell the story.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    Probably the most definitive portrait of Johnson that we are likely to get.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 V.A. Musetto
    The folks on "Survivor" have nothing on Julia Butterfly Hill.

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