Denver Post's Scores

  • TV
For 208 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 1% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average TV Show review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 Frozen Planet: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Rob: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Mixed: 0 out of 152
  2. Negative: 0 out of 152
152 tv reviews
  1. This ambitious undertaking sticks to over-arching themes through the chronology.
  2. What a wonderful, funny, poignant origin tale for fans of “Doctor Who” and newcomers alike: An Adventure in Space and Time, airing Nov. 22, features a terrific performance by David Bradley as William Hartnell, the first Doctor. And a pleasing bit at the very end that will make you gasp.
  3. [The characters] are sympathetic even when unlovable. The dialogue and physical gross-out moments are equally frank. And hilarious.
  4. Clearly, writer-creator Julian Fellowes knows how to keep fans hooked, cleverly playing out credible character traits across time, and knowing the breathless pace of change resonates with our current passage into another modern age.
  5. Benedict Cumberbatch is alive and well and in fine form.... Purists may find the fancy graphics distracting but creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss use the high-tech touches sparingly.
  6. Tremendous footage of mountain treks and river running make the spectacle compelling while the sometimes clunky dialogue gets the message across.
  7. This is not just a fun escape, it’s a clever puzzle.
  8. Two sweet, funny, even poignant dramedies ["About a Boy" and "Growing up Fisher"] launch on NBC this weekend, both helping midseason feel richer than the meager offerings of the network's fall slate.
  9. Two sweet, funny, even poignant dramedies ["About a Boy" and "Growing up Fisher"] launch on NBC this weekend, both helping midseason feel richer than the meager offerings of the network's fall slate.
  10. The direction and writing are subtle but intriguing, like Highmore's innocent grin.
  11. Think of Doll & Em as a collection of short stories rather than half-hour comedies and it’s quite absorbing.
  12. Assuming you aren't a programmer and don't plan to invent the next killer app, you may at first find HBO's Silicon Valley more pathetic than amusing.... By the end of the second episode, however, the personalities take off, the humor sharpens and there's no need to reboot.
  13. This reprise won’t eclipse memories of the film, but it shouldn’t be automatically discounted. It’s a longer, slower study, suited to a different medium and hitting the same gruesome and all-too-human notes.
  14. The humor is often obscure. The flavor ranges from silly to heartbreaking, crazy to profound. The Emmy-winning show's unpredictability is part of the charm.
  15. It may be preposterous. It may lack the political finesse of "The Americans" or "Homeland." But with tight shots of nervous eyes and cinematic displays of Jack's heroics, 24 still excels at high anxiety.
  16. Oliver is terrific at mining humor from the most popular topics of the day, that is, the idiocy of the media and politicians. He's funny when he's knocking our intelligence. But he's best when he sticks to a barrage of short bits, enhanced with clips or photographs, as in his first week's efforts.
  17. While the plot rests a tad heavily on a couple of wild coincidences, writer David Wolstencroft ("MI-5") has constructed an interesting tangle of smart dialogue and credible characters to put across a rather cynical view of lawyers and law.
  18. Sharp, funny and demanding of its lead actor, 'Watching Ellie' is NBC's best sitcom attempt in years. [26 Feb 2002]
  19. It's telegenic, adrenaline-pumping drama, edited to manipulate as well as inform. (Not for nothing is a fresh-faced young female urologist the first character introduced, talking about a penile surgery.) But it's also real and, for that reason, far better than the "Grey's Anatomy" soap opera.
  20. Dramatically gripping and well cast, the film offers a glimpse inside the compound that has made headlines.
  21. Well told, well acted, The Strain might be just the thing for fans of “The Walking Dead” feeling a little too calm this summer.
  22. We'll see if audiences can tolerate the notion of profound interrelatedness as weekly entertainment.
  23. Truthfully, a little bit of this fun farce may go a long way.
  24. Bunheads hasn't quite found its footing, but shows great promise thanks more to the cast and crew than to the initial hour.
  25. Frankly, the acting merits more accolades than the storylines so far.
  26. The Scotts have held onto enough of the memorable 1978 movie adaptation of Robin Cook's novel to pay tribute, but added enough to make it feel contemporary.
  27. Some are going to embrace this new freedom; others are going to be overwhelmed. The very personal reactions make for grand voyeurism.
  28. If you like dark action-adventure with a deep mythology, you may enjoy this suspenseful hour, intended to perplex as it entertains. For some viewers, however, the questions will get in the way.
  29. The casting and direction are solid. We'll stick with it for now to see if there's growth in the character relationships, too.
  30. Vegas is likely to be successful simply because, at heart, it's a CBS crime procedural with cowboy threads.

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