Paul MacInnes

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For 11 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 27% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 0.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Paul MacInnes' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 80 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Lowest review score: 40 Godzilla
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
11 movie reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    While it has both style and content, El Camino feels more like a feature-length TV episode than an actual movie. It is too compact and fragmented to truly stand on its own, and viewers who have not seen the preceding 62 hours of Breaking Bad will likely struggle to enjoy it.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    This is a thoroughly engrossing and densely textured drama, showing Farhadi's cool skill in dissecting the Iranian middle classes and the unhappiness of marriage.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 40 Paul MacInnes
    So bogged down by form, Franco fails to get his head up enough to think about content.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    Hansen-Løve has an acute eye for the details of Paul’s world. Glamour is twinned with mundanity, beauty with boorishness and friendship with selfishness, while artistic endeavour is undercut by self-indulgence.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Paul MacInnes
    Denzel is so cool, so made of pure nails he can make even the most preposterous action scene feel thrilling. But Denzel's strength is also his weakness.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Paul MacInnes
    While many people might want to go to the cinema to see Godzilla, what they get instead is a load of homosapiens desperately trying to put a human face on the drama.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Paul MacInnes
    What lets the movie down is its heart, or lack thereof. The reprise of the Games introduces new adversaries (and some allies) but has exactly the same dynamic as in the first movie.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    In between songs there's a movie within a movie as Dane DeHaan silently takes on the forces of anarchy on behalf of the band. Awesome.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    [McConaughey] delivers a twitchy, hostile performance on par with anything he's done since he escaped the rom com cul-de-sac.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Paul MacInnes
    The film's sole saving grace is, of course, Ruffalo.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Paul MacInnes
    In his first English language film, Quebeçois director Denis Villeneuve has produced a masterful thriller that is also an engrossing study of a smalltown America battered by recession, fear and the unrelenting elements.

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