Jonathan Storm

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For 368 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 1% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Jonathan Storm's Scores

Average review score: 59
Highest review score: 100 EZ Streets: Season 1
Lowest review score: 0 Inconceivable: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 87 out of 368
368 tv reviews
    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Jonathan Storm
    A thoroughly enjoyable mini-series. [19 June 2004, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Jonathan Storm
    A somewhat intellectually provocative morality tale. [14 Feb 1999, p.F01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Jonathan Storm
    Come to The Stand tonight as a TV event, not a revelation. You may get hooked for the duration. Or you may decide by Thursday night that Seinfeld, Frasier and the gathering demise of L.A. Law are more interesting than this particular retelling of the Noah's Ark tale. [8 May 1994, p.G01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Jonathan Storm
    After a few explanatory bumps, Sliders is a thoroughly unconfusing ride on the action side, and its two young characters are extremely cute. Score a pair of positive points for audience appeal with the same people who like Beverly Hills, 90210. [22 March 1995, p.F01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Storm
    The characters are well-drawn by executive producer Peter Berg and his minions, who spent months doing research. The plots are provocative. The acting glistens. [30 March 2000]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 64 Metascore
    • 30 Jonathan Storm
    Titus' shtick might be funny in a nightclub, but it's a droning, sour note of meanness on TV, so much so that Fox decided to move the pilot, where we get an intimate introduction to Titus and his family, to the show's second week. [20 March 2000, p.D05]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Storm
    It runs 3 hours and 37 minutes. It's too darned short. [26 Sep 2005, p.C7]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Storm
    Poignant, provocative, insightful, thoughtful, penetrating, compelling, illuminating, surprising, literate, stimulating, inspiring, profound, visually impressive and sublimely entertaining. [25 Aug 1994, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 42 Metascore
    • 30 Jonathan Storm
    A tired old thing. That's usually a bad sign for a brand new show. Daniel Stern plays a single dad who runs the local rec center. CBS changed the original title, American Wreck, probably because it was too accurate. [27 Sept 2001, p.D01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 47 Metascore
    • 60 Jonathan Storm
    This family show isn't in the same area code as that paragon of television, but for those of us who can't go time-traveling, it'll do in a pinch. [27 Sept 2002, p.E11]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 25 Metascore
    • 0 Jonathan Storm
    Hawaii provides any student of the medium with a virtually complete compendium of every cliche, shortcut and stereotype in an entire genre of TV that is more than 40 years old...[It] is nothing but stupid. [1 Sept 2004, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Jonathan Storm
    One of the silliest, most lovable TV shows in years. [8 Nov 2001, p.E04]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Jonathan Storm
    Like The Larry Sanders Show, Beggars and Choosers makes riotous and cutting fun of network television and will be a hit in Los Angeles, but it also has a humanity and warm humor that should appeal to folks who don't work in showbiz. [17 June 1999, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Jonathan Storm
    When the heroes look like this, you don't have to sweat the details. [9 Oct 2002, p.D09]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Jonathan Storm
    The characters are quirky, the casting sublime. [17 Sept 2002, p.C01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 29 Metascore
    • 10 Jonathan Storm
    This season's worst new series. [24 Sept 2002, p.F01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 70 Metascore
    • 50 Jonathan Storm
    It loses some luster under closer scrutiny when the jagged edges of the formula start to cut through the attractive veneer. [1 Oct 2003, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Jonathan Storm
    It's trying too hard, a rare and forgivable occurrence on TV. Still, the characters are crackerjack, the dialogue frequently poetic. [10 Oct 2000, p.E01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 61 Metascore
    • 30 Jonathan Storm
    Problem is, all the supposed 16-year-olds look like they're 25 (actors playing the sexy lead couple are both actually 24). Maybe it could be called Well-Muscled Smarmy Young Adults Try to Talk Dirty. [7 Oct 2004]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Jonathan Storm
    A sunny and often funny mix of "Twin Peaks," "Law & Order," and "Flipper." [4 Aug 1998, p.D01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Jonathan Storm
    A gloriously shameless exploration of good hearts and mean spirits, of Christian charity and heathen callousness amid the rigorously simple life of backwoods Tennessee in 1912. ... Television that will be too much for the super-cynical urban intellectual but a refreshing breeze for the rest of us. And if you have the slightest predisposition, it will make you cry. [3 Apr 1994]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Jonathan Storm
    A fun show with broad appeal. [6 Oct 1999, p.D01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 54 Metascore
    • 30 Jonathan Storm
    Yet another chapter in the Law & Order franchise, fails simply because it comes nowhere close to the expectations established by its ancestor. [30 Sept 2001, p.H01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 99 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Storm
    Murder One is, hands down, the season's best new series. Others may be scarier or funnier, but tonight's pilot demonstrates that Murder One is an intense expression of television art.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 40 Jonathan Storm
    All this adds up to $100 million worth of eye-popping bravura on the screen, but not a lot of cash to examine what goes on beneath the surface of the characters. One of the most extravagant soap operas in TV history doesn't even supply the fun of The Bold and the Beautiful. Though stuffed with stupid scenes, it lacks the stupid surprises that can make more traditional soaps so addictive. [28 Aug 2005, p.H01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Storm
    Rescue Me burns with authenticity, rising from the newly cluttered landscape of summer TV programming to become the No. 1 must-see. [21 July 2004, p.F01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Jonathan Storm
    The show's a keeper - daring, imaginative and provocative - but it must be careful not to overheat in the long haul and burn out its audience. [22 July 2003, p.F1]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Jonathan Storm
    Tenderfoot, when you mosey into Deadwood, HBO's latest breathtaking drama series, you should remember: An entirely new world takes a little getting used to. [21 Mar 2004, p.H01]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 44 Metascore
    • 30 Jonathan Storm
    [Lopez would] be a lot more sympathetic if he didn't keep making weird bug-eyes...But that annoyance pales when George's mother, Benny (Belita Moreno), enters the scene. In addition to being shrill, demeaning and contemptuous of her son, she's unnaturally fixated on his manhood. There's something funny about their relationship, all right, but it sure doesn't generate laughs. [27 Mar 2002]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 55 Metascore
    • 40 Jonathan Storm
    The concept is too contrived...Fallin's sentence is 1,500 hours. His show will be lucky to get much past six. [25 Sept 2001, p.C03]
    • Philadelphia Inquirer

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