Consensus Comparison: Jeff Nichols, Desplechin March 19, 2016

This week, there are no CRU Ratings that deviate all that sharply from both Rotten Tomatoes or Metacritic, though this is Jeff Nichols’ second movie in a row to score much higher on Rotten Tomatoes than here. (His previous film, Mud, got a 98 on Rotten Tomatoes and a 67 on CRU.)

Your Film of the Week is Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days.

Midnight Special (Jeff Nichols • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 86 • 59 reviews
Metacritic: 78 • 28 reviews
Critics Round Up: 69 • 8 reviews

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My Golden Days (Arnaud Desplechin • France)

Rotten Tomatoes: 90 • 20 reviews
Metacritic: 89 • 16 reviews
Critics Round Up: 95 • 24 reviews

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Krisha (Trey Edward Shults • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 97 • 31 reviews
Metacritic: 91 • 15 reviews
Critics Round Up: 96 • 12 reviews

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The Program (Stephen Frears • United Kingdom)

Rotten Tomatoes: 55 • 71 reviews
Metacritic: 53 • 20 reviews
Critics Round Up: 55 • 11 reviews

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The Clan (Pablo Trapero • Argentina)

Rotten Tomatoes: 92 • 26 reviews
Metacritic: 73 • 12 reviews
Critics Round Up: 73 • 10 reviews

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Sweet Bean (Naomi Kawase • Japan)

Rotten Tomatoes: 76 • 17 reviews
Metacritic: 59 • 12 reviews
Critics Round Up: 54 • 7 reviews

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Fireworks Wednesday (Asghar Farhadi • Iran)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 • 14 reviews
Metacritic: 82 • 10 reviews
Critics Round Up: 90 • 10 reviews

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