Christian Holub

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For 18 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 77% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 18% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 1.1 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Christian Holub's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 83 Thank You for Your Service
Lowest review score: 42 The Fanatic
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
18 movie reviews
    • 40 Metascore
    • 67 Christian Holub
    Mikkelsen has played iconic villains before, and while Prentiss isn't nearly as memorable as Hannibal Lecter or Le Chiffre, he still manages to imbue Chaos Walking with a sense of danger.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 50 Christian Holub
    Plot doesn't really matter, there's not much character development to speak of, but there is a lot of fighting against an endless swarm of enemies.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 83 Christian Holub
    Wolfwalkers deserves a new level of praise for the way it takes previous Cartoon Saloon themes (such as the porous relationship between man and nature) to new heights of artistry.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 67 Christian Holub
    Despite falling for some classic sequel potholes, Trolls World Tour continues the fun energy of its predecessor in a way that should provide some quarantine relief for families.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Christian Holub
    It’s a proud piece of family entertainment with a good heart, an eye for inventive action, and a delightfully wacky sense of humor.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 58 Christian Holub
    Lucy in the Sky’s attempt to sync cosmological visions with a believable human drama never quite works.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Christian Holub
    Abominable’s themes and arc are familiar kids’ movie fare, with only one real plot twist. But its reverent attitude toward nature and wonder is a welcome addition to the cartoon canon.
    • 18 Metascore
    • 42 Christian Holub
    Unfortunately for Travolta (and for us), only one movie can hold the dubious distinction of being the worst. In place of Wiseau-style eccentricity, The Fanatic has contempt for both its characters and audience.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 58 Christian Holub
    By giving Chucky a reason to kill, the new movie’s arc can’t help but dilute his menace a bit.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Christian Holub
    The strength of Tito and the Birds lies in its imaginative touches like this and overall visual aesthetic, which mixes various painting and animating styles into a beautiful fusion, but the actual storytelling leaves a little depth to be desired.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 50 Christian Holub
    An unimaginative waste of science-fiction potential.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 75 Christian Holub
    The film makes a compelling portrait of how job assignments can eventually become jail sentences, and how years can drift into each other with little care for unfulfilled dreams. As it goes, Zama ponders the unanswerable question of what kind of life, exactly, is worth living.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 67 Christian Holub
    Sherlock Gnomes doesn’t quite have the originality and spark to make it a pop-culture phenomenon. Yet it’s still an enjoyable family adventure with a solid message.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 67 Christian Holub
    Again, we know the beats by heart, but there’s a reason A Christmas Carol has been told every which way from Muppets to Disney. You can’t help getting swept up in it, even if you’ve heard it all before.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 83 Christian Holub
    Thank You For Service is so successful at capturing the Iraq War’s effects on American lives.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Christian Holub
    Chan has a bit of Clint Eastwood’s "Unforgiven" aura about him here, with the costs of his violent life visible in the weary lines of his face. I’m not sure anyone has plans to turn this into a franchise, but I certainly want to see more from this Chan-aissance.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 50 Christian Holub
    It often feels like Flatliners is trapped between multiple genres without knowing exactly what kind of movie it wants to be, and the result is a confused mess.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 58 Christian Holub
    Credit is due to Jackie Chan, who gives his all to make Ninjago work.

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