Consensus Comparison: Tarzan, Spielberg, Gondry July 2, 2016

Have you seen this graph? Rotten Tomatoes’ ability to affect the box office is frightening.

Critics on this site like The Legend of Tarzan a lot better than the ones counted on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, but the reaction overall isn’t favorable on any of the three sites.

At the bottom of this post is two recent films by Noah Buschel, director Sparrows Dance, which was covered in Critics Round Up’s first few months.

The Legend of Tarzan (David Yates • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 34 • 125 reviews
Metacritic: 43 • 38 reviews
Critics Round Up: 61 • 7 reviews

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The BFG (Steven Spielberg • United Kingdom, United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 72 • 167 reviews
Metacritic: 66 • 43 reviews
Critics Round Up: 69 • 16 reviews

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Microbe & Gasoline (Michel Gondry • France)

Rotten Tomatoes: 93 • 30 reviews
Metacritic: 78 • 13 reviews
Critics Round Up: 77 • 12 reviews

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The Innocents (Anne Fontaine • France, Poland)

Rotten Tomatoes: 88 • 26 reviews
Metacritic: 76 • 13 reviews
Critics Round Up: 85 • 10 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.

Glass Chin (Noah Buschel • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 85 • 20 reviews
Metacritic: 64 • 10 reviews
Critics Round Up: 80 • 5 reviews

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The Phenom (Noah Buschel • United States)

Rotten Tomatoes: 87 • 38 reviews
Metacritic: 66 • 15 reviews
Critics Round Up: 81 • 4 reviews

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