For 14 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 14% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 86% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 10.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Josh Wise's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 54
Highest review score: 75 Breath
Lowest review score: 38 How to Talk to Girls at Parties
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 14
  2. Negative: 3 out of 14
14 movie reviews
    • 41 Metascore
    • 38 Josh Wise
    It’s tough to root for the pair when neither of them experiences genuine hardship. In the end, all dramatic conflict here is sunny and soporific.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 38 Josh Wise
    Outlaw King rattles along at a bracing pace, but the assured bloodshed of the final showdown looms large, casting a weary shadow over the film’s middle section.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    What happens in this neo-western isn't dictated by the tried and true themes of classic westerns but by the films themselves.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    The documentary's labored juxtapositions create fission, the feel of a director scrambling to dictate the game.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    The film buoyed by Kelly Macdonald, who's a master of understated vulnerability, but she can't steer it out of the doldrums.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 63 Josh Wise
    For most of Kevin Macdonald's film, Whitney Houston seems a guttering flame in a public crosswind, with only fleeting celebration given to the wildfire of her success.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    J.A. Bayona's gothic flourishes suggest opioid hallucinations, and they're a welcome escape from the doldrums of the writing, but they seem at odds with the rest of the film.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    You may want for something to hold on to, but Tye Sheridan and Alden Ehrenreich slip through the fingers, both seeming uninterested and restless to move on to other projects.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Josh Wise
    This isn't a film about surfing so much as one about riding a wave that must eventually break and recede.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 38 Josh Wise
    The film's tagline goes “Talk to the girl. Save the world,” but at no point does Earth's fate hang in the balance, and talking to Elle Fanning's Zan is no great challenge for anyone.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Josh Wise
    It deals with a very ordinary emergency with deftness of touch, and the power of a singular performance.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 63 Josh Wise
    At 130 minutes, it isn't a short film, and its most intriguing elements, much like Baalsrud's rations, are in short supply.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Josh Wise
    Cargo makes the mistake of benching its menace, banishing the undead to blurred shots on the horizon, while doggedly pursuing its theme.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 63 Josh Wise
    In setting their play to film, Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman decide where we look. Any magician would be jealous of that power. But it puts everything at a remove, trapping you in your own head.

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