For 280 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 39% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 1.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Wesley Morris' Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 60
Highest review score: 100 Brazil
Lowest review score: 0 Whipped
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 49 out of 280
280 movie reviews
    • 93 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    If there's a granddaddy of breezy situationalism, it's probably Buñuel.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    Elegant.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Mike Leigh's great big, superbly performed homage to the creative process.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    It's the film we leave most movie theaters wishing we'd seen instead.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    More often than not the film casts an infectious, evocative spell.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    Part aerobics workout, part self-styled dreamscape, Sense is a hyperactive piece of performance art that begins as the stripped-down dress rehearsal of a garage band and builds into a mighty, exhausting spectacle that shakes as much ass as it kicks. [Review of re-release]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    It's a glimmering hunk of fractured brilliance riddled with Orwellian paranoia encased in a production design seemingly pieced together from the shared dreams of Franz Kakfa and Salvador Dali, and shot from cruelly low angles.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Imbued with infectious pluck. It's also a lucid, competent, titanically entertaining movie loaded with workable gags.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    Aspires to the boundlessness of a kid's imagination.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Almodovar imbues his Harlequin-novel-meets-Marvel-comic-book melodramas with something more than a wink and a smile, and it's beguiling.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    A momentously, shockingly moving fit of shape-shifting by a filmmaker grown tired of the macabre.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Boys Don't Cry's intensity sneaks up on you like a snake.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 63 Wesley Morris
    A satire whose dead aim stops wounding - and starts making - stereotypes of white middle-classness.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Soberly, deeply effective.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    In 80 minutes, the film accumulates a staggering gravity.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Hysterical-depressing, vividly sobering.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    A meticulously assembled dramatization of a grossly controversial moment in TV history.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Wesley Morris
    With Election, Payne announces himself as one of the keenest purveyors of the scattered pieces that once was an American morality.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    The amazing thing about the film, for anyone who hasn't had an intentional Hollywood scare lately, is that it still delivers on the most visceral level
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    A work of strangely bold, distinctly American pop art - proud to be ashamed, ashamed to be proud, unafraid to ignore its commercial bearings.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    If nothing else, The Filth and the Fury is a searing, forceful, entertainingly biased reminder only that the English group mattered - as musicians and as anti-social curs.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    It's the boys' most immediately gratifying movie: The goods are delivered in a hearse.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    Priceless.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Blair Witch forgoes a literal boogeyman in favor of the unseen, which, in this case, is as scarily bone-chilling as anything they could show you.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Like laughing into a mirror for 113 minutes.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    At once a stifling exercise in thwarting emotional dynamics and a heated invitation to engage in the film's discourse on the shortcoming of sexual politics and justice in a media-saturated land.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 63 Wesley Morris
    The welcome hints at emotional excess are compromised by the blunt force of the movie's political point-making.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Wesley Morris
    At its best when it's hovering around the muted dysfunction between a father and a son, who never understood each other to begin with.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    Segues from the merely quirky into the bizarrely unthinkable.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Wesley Morris
    A knock-down, haywire ballad of the adrenalinization of love and despair.