Consensus Comparison: Chappie March 7, 2015

This week brings movies from new or new-ish filmmakers. First features by Riley Stearns, Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valachanov; second features by Joel Potrykus and Robert Kenner; and the third feature film by Neill Blomkamp.

Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie (US, South Africa)

Rotten Tomatoes: 31 | 120 reviews
Metacritic: 40 | 37 reviews
Critics Round Up: 40 | 5 reviews

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Joel Potrykus’ Buzzard (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: 88 | 33 reviews
Metacritic: 77 | 15 reviews
Critics Round Up: 80 | 11 reviews

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Riley Stearns’ Faults (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: 86 | 22 reviews
Metacritic: 70 | 10 reviews
Critics Round Up: 80 | 5 reviews

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Robert Kenner’s Merchants of Doubt (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: 83 | 40 reviews
Metacritic: 69 | 17 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 | 7 reviews

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Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valachanov’s The Lesson (Bulgaria)

Rotten Tomatoes: 78 | 9 reviews
Metacritic: 68 | 7 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 | 6 reviews

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