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Criticwire Picks: A Pair of Docs Lead the Way

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Criticwire May 2, 2012 at 2:52PM

Critics rarely seem to agree about the quality of documentaries. Perhaps it’s the volume of feedback or the way that buzz more gathers more easily around narrative features. Regardless, the two films with the highest averages this week break that trend.

Criticwire: Films Opening This Week
NOTE: The averages listed here are current as of the publishing of this article. They are subject to change as new grades come in and will be updated in next week's edition of this article.

First Position (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating: A

Last Call at the Oasis (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingA-

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB-

Death of a Superhero (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingB-

The Perfect Family (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating: C+

Meeting Evil (Film Page)
Average Criticwire rating: F

A Little Bit of Heaven (Film Page)
Average Criticwire ratingTBD

This article is related to: Criticwire Picks, First Position, Last Call at the Oasis, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Death of a Superhero, The Perfect Family, Meeting Evil, A Little Bit of Heaven

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