Consensus Comparison: O.J.: Made in America, Warcraft, De Palma June 11, 2016

There are a lot of movies (and two TV shows) to get to in this week’s column. Regarding Warcraft, while its CRU Rating is far from decent, it’s fared much better here than on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

Your Film of the Week is Wang Bing’s four-hour whopper ‘Til Madness Do Us Part.

O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 • 27 reviews
Metacritic: 95 • 19 reviews
Critics Round Up: 100 • 5 reviews

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Warcraft (Duncan Jones • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 27 • 123 reviews
Metacritic: 32 • 39 reviews
Critics Round Up: 50 • 7 reviews

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The Conjuring 2 (James Wan • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 74 • 122 reviews
Metacritic: 64 • 36 reviews
Critics Round Up: 63 • 6 reviews

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De Palma (Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 97 • 35 reviews
Metacritic: 83 • 21 reviews
Critics Round Up: 83 • 10 reviews

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‘Til Madness Do Us Part (Wang Bing • China)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 • 5 reviews
Metacritic: 70 • 5 reviews
Critics Round Up: 93 • 10 reviews

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From Afar (Lorenzo Vigas • Venezuela)

Rotten Tomatoes: 74 • 23 reviews
Metacritic: 74 • 12 reviews
Critics Round Up: 64 • 16 reviews

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Diary of a Chambermaid (Benoît Jacquot • France)

Rotten Tomatoes: 65 • 26 reviews
Metacritic: 55 • 12 reviews
Critics Round Up: 65 • 12 reviews

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Tikkun (Avishai Sivan • Israel)

Rotten Tomatoes: 100 • 12 reviews
Metacritic: 73 • 7 reviews
Critics Round Up: 85 • 10 reviews

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King Jack (Felix Thompson • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 96 • 25 reviews
Metacritic: 73 • 15 reviews
Critics Round Up: 79 • 7 reviews

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Garbage Time

Garbage Time is an irregular section of this stats column that looks at movies that, for multiple reasons starting with the mostly negative reviews, were deemed unsuitable for the homepage but nevertheless might still be of some interest to cinephiles.

Genius (Michael Grandage • United Kingdom • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 52 • 42 reviews
Metacritic: 55 • 13 reviews
Critics Round Up: 57 • 11 reviews

 

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Late Addition

Late Addition circles back to new-ish movies that weren’t rounded up the week they opened in the U.S. but have recently received enough good reviews to merit inclusion on the site.

The Final Master (Xu Haofeng • China)

Rotten Tomatoes: 71 • 14 reviews
Metacritic: 71 • 12 reviews
Critics Round Up: 70 • 5 reviews

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The Girlfriend Experience (Lodge Kerrigan & Amy Seimetz • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 81 • 31 reviews
Metacritic: 78 • 27 reviews
Critics Round Up: 75 • 5 reviews

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