For 126 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 43% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 53% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Anna Smith's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 58
Highest review score: 100 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Lowest review score: 20 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 126
  2. Negative: 4 out of 126
126 movie reviews
    • 62 Metascore
    • 100 Anna Smith
    This freshly 4K-ed masterpiece of German Expressionism deserves to be seen on the big screen. Track it down and be rewarded with possibly cinema's first ever twist ending.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    All cast and crew do an impressive job in making this unlikely proposition such an engaging, thought-provoking and darkly funny watch.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    A slick, stylish melodrama with an involving story and a cracking cast. Star Adriana Ugarte is a real find.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    It's overlong, but with its gorgeous cast, irreverent humour and beautifully drawn characters, this smart comedy-drama is the kind of movie Couples Retreat and Grown Ups should have been. Please, nobody let Adam Sandler anywhere near a remake.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Well-crafted and compelling, if a little inaccessible to western audiences...
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    The tension dips occasionally but stick with it and you'l be richly rewarded.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Late director Albert Maysles (Gimme Shelter) beautifully captures her personality and her passion for creativity.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Cute, comical kids help make this ballroom dancing comp-romp a feelgood winner despite inexpert editing.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    A witty, warm exploration of family life that's conventional and unconventional in equal measure.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Moving, bold, unconventional and impeccably staged, The Arbor is a worthy tribute to a powerfully artistic voice.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    A tough but very rewarding watch.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    The young Aprile is a standout in a moving, hard-hitting and surprising adaptation of the Henry James novel.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    An insight-filled take on prejudice in post-11/7 London that packs a hefty punch.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Even with a starry cast, the stirring true story is this drama’s standout feature.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Music fans will love this indie documentary. Try to avoid Googling him before you watch, though.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    This also marks what may be Allison Janney’s funniest performance to date: her cheerful, outspoken drunk next door is an absolute hoot.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    There are undeniable flaws, from cheesy dialogue to neglected subplots. But there’s something so lovable about The Sapphires’ enthusiasm, and powerful about its moments of tenderness.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Despite a few missteps this is a spirited, touching romance and Shailene Woodley’s best performance yet. Divergent fans after a weepie need look no further.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    This will divide audiences as much as "The Tree Of Life," but it's a brave and beautiful calling card for both filmmaker and star. Drink it up, sit back and think of a very different Australia.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    A voluptuous slice of historical drama that will satisfy period fans and Mikkelsen admirers equally.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Charming, delightful and amusing - just what you'd expect from the star-studded cast of veterans.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Bell goes easy on the preaching and heavy on the laughs without losing her feminist message.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    In its own restrained way, this drama packs an emotional punch.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Director Stacie Passion doesn't try to ape Buñuel’s surrealist twist on ennui in Belle Du Jour, instead crafting an enthralling, modern tale in which intimacy is a goal rarely achieved.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Anna Smith
    Finally, a female ensemble comedy that balances realistic characters with smart laughs and side-splitting farce. Not everything works, but there's more than enough here to keep you chuckling - not to mention baying for a sequel.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Anna Smith
    Light and entertaining, if a little clunky at times.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 60 Anna Smith
    With good performances and characters, Beginners is an enjoyable, amusing and occasionally poignant watch. Indie film fans will want to catch it, but it falls short of being a must-see.
    • 30 Metascore
    • 60 Anna Smith
    A flowerier adaptation of the Scott Spencer romance than Zeffirelli's '80s version, it's tailor-made for the Nicholas Sparks crowd.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 60 Anna Smith
    The Kids Are All Right writer Stuart Blumberg's first directorial effort is a frothy affair with typically strong turns from Ruffalo and Paltrow.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Anna Smith
    The joke wears a bit thin and performances vary: this isn’t as slick as the teen movies it draws from, such as ‘Clueless’ and ‘Mean Girls’. But an original premise and earnest tone go a long way.

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