ReelViews' Scores

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For 3,047 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Movie review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Bonnie and Clyde
Lowest review score: 0 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
Score distribution:
3047 movie reviews
  1. Nevertheless, given Washington's presence and the promise of a virtual reality action story, Virtuosity has some appeal -- provided, of course, the viewers aren't selective.
  2. Contains multiple ax murders, lesbianism, incest, a hanging, and a storm at sea -- yet, despite all of this seemingly enticing material, it's a bore.
  3. There are problems with De Palma's version, especially in its portrayal of the key relationship between Carrie and her mother, but it's a more engaging and insightful portrayal than Kimberly Peirce's too-slick remake.
  4. Offers slim pickings for viewers, regardless of whether they're fans of Woody Allen or not. And I'm sure the French will love it.
  5. To be fair, The Forest boasts a promising premise but squanders most of its goodwill as a result of narrative shortcuts and contrivances, horror film clich├ęs, and haphazard editing.
  6. Mad Money is a comedy caper where the caper's not interesting and the comedy's not funny.
  7. 21
    21 doesn't spin a good enough yarn.
  8. Pretty pictures - thats what The Fall has to offer.
  9. It's disposable entertainment at its most extreme.
  10. Yes, the film is interesting, but it doesn't work.
  11. The problem here isn't as much the talent in front of the camera as it is the weak and hackneyed script. Vampire in Brooklyn is in need of an infusion (or should that be transfusion?) of originality and creativity -- two qualities that are blatantly absent.
  12. Tammy is a road trip movie and, like many road trip movies, it embraces a meandering, aimless tone. It's often said for films of this sort that it's the journey that matters, not the destination. Unfortunately, in this case, neither is worth the price of admission.
  13. A kinetic, visually dazzling thriller that's actually a notch above many of its predecessors - albeit only a small notch.
  14. At a guess, I'd say that Goosebumps will satisfy its core audience - fans of R.L. Stine's popular children's books - and bore pretty much everyone else.
  15. Red Dragon is done in a painfully mechanical, by-the-book manner. Scenes are assembled to move the plot from point A to point B. There's no atmosphere. No tension. Flat performances. All of these problems are rightfully laid at the feet of the man in charge.
  16. With each death, the film becomes less interesting. By the end, it's just a routine slasher flick with a too-predictable final "twist."
  17. Despite a strong opening and riveting first 45 minutes, The Maze Runner devolves into one of the weakest post-apocalyptic Young Adult movies to reach theaters in recent years.
  18. It has impeccable production values but feels like a "Masterpiece Theater" production of a Harlequin romance novel.
  19. It has an interesting subtext. I'm referring to the way the lives and friendships of these four individuals crumble in the wake of their accident.
  20. The best segments of the film occur early, as the setting is established with a dose of "Friday Night Lights" normalcy followed by an invasion that recalls "Independence Day."
  21. It's only possible to have the time of your life once, and, for this franchise, that was in 1987.
  22. Die-hard fans are advised to wait for the video. Everyone else would be better off pretending that this movie doesn't exist. In the long run, you'll have a higher opinion of everyone involved.
  23. Despite a promising premise and effective "Shyamalan twist", this low-budget horror film still underwhelms. "The Sixth Sense" writer/director is his own worst enemy in the choices he makes bringing The Visit to the screen.
  24. Entirely inoffensive, so it makes for perfect family fare -– but only if the children are young enough to be indiscriminating about what they're seeing.
  25. Too much in Nacho Libre doesn't work to enable me to recommend it to anyone except a card-carrying member of the Jack Black fan club.
  26. Saying bad things about Never Been Kissed, an unapologetic crowd-pleaser, makes me feel like the Grinch stealing Christmas, but there are some things that can't be ignored.
  27. It's tough to make a good tearjerker - one need look no further than this misfire to understand why.
  28. A little like watching an episode of the TV show of which Adam Sandler is an alum: "Saturday Night Live." Zohan feels like an extended collection of skits tied together by a flimsy umbrella story.
  29. With its cheesy special effects and blasphemously imbecilic storyline, one wonders whether the celluloid version of Ghost Rider will find an audience.
  30. The movie's central flaw: it's not funny enough to be worth the price of admission.

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