Consensus Comparison: Clouds of Sils Maria April 11, 2015

Your three films of the week are Clouds of Sils Maria and two delayed releases: 2009’s About Elly and 1992’s Rebels of the Neon God, each receiving their first NYC commercial screenings this week.

The Mad Men stats below required a little extra work. I’ve reproduced scores for each season of the series from Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes.

Olivier Assayas’ Clouds of Sils Maria (France)

Rotten Tomatoes: 90 | 62 reviews
Metacritic: 80 | 25 reviews
Critics Round Up: 89 | 32 reviews

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Alex Garland’s Ex Machina (UK)

Rotten Tomatoes: 90 | 86 reviews
Metacritic: 77 | 27 reviews
Critics Round Up: 83 | 9 reviews

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Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: 87 (S1), 100 (S2), 96 (S3), 97 (S4), 97 (S5), 97 (S6), 87 (S7) | 26-52 reviews per season
Metacritic: 77 (S1), 88 (S2), 87 (S3), 92 (S4), 89 (S5), 88 (S6), 85 (S7), 83 (S7.5) | 19-32 reviews per season
Critics Round Up: 92 | 6 reviews

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Frederic Tcheng’s Dior and I (France)

Rotten Tomatoes: 83 | 30 reviews
Metacritic: 69 | 16 reviews
Critics Round Up: 89 | 9 reviews

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Asghar Farhadi’s About Elly (Iran)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 | 40 reviews
Metacritic: 88 | 20 reviews
Critics Round Up: 93 | 14 reviews

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Tsai Ming-liang’s Rebels of the Neon God (Taiwan)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 | 14 reviews
Metacritic: 80 | 6 reviews
Critics Round Up: 92 | 19 reviews

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Mike Attie & Meghan O’Hara’s In Country (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: N/A | 4 reviews
Metacritic: 63 | 4 reviews
Critics Round Up: 79 | 6 reviews

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John McNaughton’s The Harvest (US)

Rotten Tomatoes: 64 | 11 reviews
Metacritic: 68 | 7 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 | 3 reviews

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