Eric Goldman

Agrees with the Tomatometer 78% of the time.

Biography:
IGN FilmForce movie critic.
Publications:
IGN Movies
Total Reviews:
94

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
8.5/10 86% Mad Men: Season 7 (TV, 2014-2015) " On a show all about advertising and projecting a certain image, it's very entertaining when the show can actually play with the idea of how the media can sell us something. " — IGN Movies
Posted Apr 14, 2014
9/10 100% Veep: Season 3 (TV, 2014) " Season 3 is off to a strong start. " — IGN Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2014
8/10 77% Noah (2014) " The resulting film, Noah, has its flaws but ultimately is a fascinating achievement -- a continually ambitious undertaking that swings for the fences and then some." — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 24, 2014
8/10 72% The 100: Season 1 (TV, 2014) " There's a lot to like here, with things getting impressively dark and edgy in the episodes to come. " — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 21, 2014
8/10 79% Muppets Most Wanted (2014) " A fun, joyful film that once more reminds us why the Muppets are so wonderful." — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 11, 2014
9/10 100% Hannibal: Season 2 (TV, 2014) " Per usual, this is horror creativity at its finest. " — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2014
8.5/10 97% The Americans: Season 2 (TV, 2014) " The Americans is a pretty fascinating look at morality and doing the right thing - or certainly what you believe to be the right thing - from a side we don't usually follow. " — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 4, 2014
8.8/10 100% Friday Night Lights: Season 4 (TV, 2009-2010) " Once again, I marvel at the fact that I even still have the privilege of writing about [it]. This show has defied the odds to a spectacular extent, and the fact that it is now in Season 4 is just awesome. And as usual, this show is awesome as well. " — IGN Movies
Posted Feb 3, 2014
7.5/10 76% The Unusuals: Season 1 (TV, 2009) " It has enough entertainment value to hold your attention for the hour. The cast are great, and coupled with some of the better moments in the pilot, have me hoping the show can really find its footing in the weeks to come. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 30, 2014
9/10 100% Veronica Mars: Season 2 (TV, 2005-2006) " It was still one of the best shows on TV, but Veronica Mars did go through a few growing pains this year. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 23, 2014
8.3/10 93% Veronica Mars: Season 3 (TV, 2006-2007) " Veronica was a very cool show, with one of the best female characters on television at its center. True, Season 3 wasn't as strong as the first two years, but it was still compelling television. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 23, 2014
8.5/10 92% Community: Season 5 (TV, 2013-2014) " Community is back, guys. No, I mean it's really, really back! " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 3, 2014
7/10 39% Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) " The Paranormal series has perfected the art of the sudden, shocking thing happening during a seemingly quiet moment, which continues here. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 3, 2014
8.2/10 89% The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) " Catching Fire is another strong installment in this confident series." — IGN Movies
Posted Nov 12, 2013
6/10 49% Carrie (2013) " The story of Carrie innately works, so it's not that this movie needed to change what happens - it just feels too dependent on telling it in the exact way De Palma did." — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 18, 2013
7.8/10 100% The Vampire Diaries: Season 5 (TV, 2013-2014) " This show certainly is pushing the content boundary levels for 8pm, network TV. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 7, 2013
7/10 56% The Originals: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) " The Originals has some graphic gore, including a decapitated body, that proves this show, like the one that spawned it, will deliver the goods to horror fans. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 2, 2013
9/10 100% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 7 (TV, 2011) " I've found Sunny to be more hit and miss in the past couple of seasons, but damn did Season 7 open strong. Hopefully this is an indication of things to come, because if so, this could be an epic season. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 1, 2013
8.8/10 100% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 3 (TV, 2007) " A show that has continued to prove it is willing to go further than almost any other in the name of comedy. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 1, 2013
8/10 80% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 2 (TV, 2006) " In real life, we would never want to know those often horrible people, but the cast make them incredibly fun to watch on TV, even as we gasp at the lengths (and depths) that they will go to. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 1, 2013
4.5/10 33% Super Fun Night: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " Super Fun Night has a star on the rise in Rebel Wilson, but miscalculates what makes her funny and delivers a lot of tired, uninspired moments in the process. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 1, 2013
7.8/10 88% Revolution: Season 2 (TV, 2013) " Season 2 begins with something to prove. And the good news is it's come out of the gate strong. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 26, 2013
5.8/10 67% Mom: Season 1 (TV, 2013-2014) " The hit to miss ratio on the jokes however is pretty low, with only an occasional truly funny moment among a lot of cracks about sex and drugs in this family's history (and present). " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 23, 2013
39% Two and a Half Men: Season 9 (TV, 2011-2012) " Fart jokes? Yeah, that's kind of what I expected from Two and a Half Men. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 16, 2013
7.5/10 100% Weeds: Season 7 (TV, 2011) " I've been really enjoying how drastically it overhauls itself so frequently and dramatically, to the point where the series feels like it keeps morphing into its own spinoff every year or two. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 13, 2013
8/10 100% Weeds: Season 3 (TV, 2007) " It's safe to say we're hooked on this show... If you'll excuse the semi-drug pun. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 13, 2013
8/10 100% South Park: Season 10 (TV, 2006) " Yes, it was all wonderfully, horrifically hysterical. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 12, 2013
5.5/10 55% The Goldbergs: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " There are some enjoyable elements to The Goldbergs, but they are often lost among a pilot that is trying too hard. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 9, 2013
8.5/10 86% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " S.H.I.E.L.D. quickly hits the right notes to firmly show how it exists on the ground level of the Marvel universe. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jul 19, 2013
8/10 78% Monsters University (2013) " I was liking Monsters University the whole way through, but it gets some extra points for its third act. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jun 18, 2013
5/10 23% Violet & Daisy (2013) " Subverting audience expectations of an over the top "teenage girl killer" movie with a character study could have been great, but the character study in question feels paper thin." — IGN Movies
Posted Jun 18, 2013
9/10 92% Orphan Black: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " You really should catch up on this awesome show. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jun 10, 2013
8/10 78% Arrested Development: Season 4 (TV, 2013) " This is admirably dark stuff for a comedy. " — IGN Movies
Posted May 31, 2013
5.5/10 27% Hemlock Grove: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " his show lacks that spark to really bring it -- and the monsters that are a part of its story -- to life. " — IGN Movies
Posted Apr 23, 2013
9/10 68% Hannibal: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " It quickly has become one of my absolute favorite new shows so far this year. " — IGN Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2013
7.8/10 97% Mad Men: Season 6 (TV, 2013) " I love these characters and it's great to see them again. " — IGN Movies
Posted Apr 8, 2013
7/10 28% G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) " It's like an elaborate, expensive cosplay with big explosions and set pieces and enough of a winking sense of humor to let you know everyone is there to have a good time." — IGN Movies
Posted Mar 25, 2013
5.8/10 39% Dark Skies (2013) " Dark Skies falters when it moves beyond that family unit." — IGN Movies
Posted Feb 22, 2013
8/10 76% Community: Season 4 (TV, 2013) " It's too early to definitively say whether Community's best days are behind it or not yet, but, for now, I'm still looking forward to spending more time at Greendale and hoping everything will be fyne. " — IGN Movies
Posted Feb 7, 2013
8.5/10 90% The Americans: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " It has Felicity kicking ass as a Russian spy. Come on, that's just awesome. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 30, 2013
4/10 19% Texas Chainsaw (2013) " A few fun 3D-aided jump-scares aside, Texas Chainsaw 3D is a generic and laughable attempt to follow the original." — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 3, 2013
5.5/10 25% Fun Size (2012) " Nickelodeon goes outside their comfort zone with Fun Size, but the film is very hit or miss, with an inconsistent tone. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jan 3, 2013
7.5/10 83% The Vampire Diaries: Season 4 (TV, 2012-2013) " I like that Jeremy's still so anti-vampire. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 19, 2012
9.2/10 93% The Walking Dead: Season 3 (TV, 2012-2013) " If you were one of those Walking Dead viewers who felt Season 2 was too slow-paced, I'm guessing you were very happy with the Season 3 premiere. " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 14, 2012
7.8/10 93% 30 Rock: Season 7 (TV, 2012-2013) " Man, with 30 Rock almost over, who will we look to on NBC to mercilessly mock NBC? " — IGN Movies
Posted Oct 4, 2012
9.5/10 77% Last Resort: Season 1 (TV, 2012-2013) " Don't miss this one. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 27, 2012
4/10 18% Partners: Season 1 (TV, 2012) " It's a shame, because Partners has a likeable cast, but it's such pedestrian material, it's hard to make much of an impression. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 24, 2012
7.5/10 60% Revolution: Season 1 (TV, 2012-2013) " There's plenty of promise in Revolution and a group of people both behind and in front of the cameras that make it worth the early investment. " — IGN Movies
Posted Sep 17, 2012
5/10 76% Premium Rush (2012) " It never gels and one of the biggest problems is the lack of a consistent tone." — IGN Movies
Posted Aug 25, 2012
6.5/10 60% Weeds: Season 8 (TV, 2012) " It felt like the Weeds finale could have been more focused and a bit more eventful. " — IGN Movies
Posted Jul 1, 2012
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