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Charlie Mason

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For 10 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 40% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 9.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Charlie Mason's Scores

Average review score: 77
Highest review score: 100 Will & Grace (2017): Season 1
Lowest review score: 50 Animal Kingdom: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
10 tv reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Charlie Mason
    Showrunners Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive again manage to zigzag between the lowbrow silliness of the show-within-the-show and the higher-brow hijinks behind the scenes without giving the impression that the series has a split personality. ... Perhaps best of all, since Season 2 is so emotionally brutal, when we get a break that’s not of the heart variety, it doesn’t feel like a present, it feels earned.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 91 Charlie Mason
    The adults are as hilariously clueless as you’d dare hope, the kids fling zingers like they’ve been mainlining All About Eve, and the series’ unexpected heart actually answers the question, “What’s your damage?” In short, Heathers slays.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Charlie Mason
    Once the RESET button is hit, it’s just Eric McCormack (Will), Debra Messing (Grace), Megan Mullally (Karen) and Sean Hayes (Jack), pros at the top of their game, absolutely killing it.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 67 Charlie Mason
    If you stick with the show, a sorta Law & Order: Forensic Linguistics, you’ll find that, OK, at times, it’s a little heavy-handed. ... Bettany is so compelling, in fact, that you’ll wish we got more of him sooner. Ditto Jane Lynch, who does fine, subtle work as Attorney General Janet Reno.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 83 Charlie Mason
    Whether you’re intrigued by the characters, you’re still likely to be sucked in by the series’ mythology, a seemingly impossible puzzle that Ed Harris’ ice-cold gunslinger is dangerously determined to solve. ... In the nimble hands of the series’ creators, the disaster for which things are headed is guaranteed to be one of the beautiful variety.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 58 Charlie Mason
    This is all perfectly interesting. It just isn’t... compelling.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 70 Charlie Mason
    The redo--in which Spelling plays the mom of a co-ed who’s fallen for a (gasp!) lesbian (double gasp!) vampire--is still solidly silly and spectacularly cheesy.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Charlie Mason
    It’s hard not to root for the Codys to get busted--or worse. And that seems like it could be a big problem for the series going forward.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 58 Charlie Mason
    The hour is stylishly directed by Adam Wingard (V/H/S). But there just isn’t much here that we--or at least I--haven’t seen before.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Charlie Mason
    What you need to know going in is that the show is funny, sexy, offbeat-as-hell and, with Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad) as showrunner, divinely dark.

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