Elizabeth Weitzman
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For 2,245 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 40% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Elizabeth Weitzman's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 55
Highest review score: 100 Her
Lowest review score: 0 Breaking Point
Score distribution:
2,245 movie reviews
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Spall is best known for his supporting performances (Winston Churchill in “The King’s Speech,” Peter Pettigrew in the “Harry Potter” films). But he’s among the highest class of character actor, able to make a role of any size his own. Leigh has given Spall the gift of a lifetime in J.M.W. Turner.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Assayas - whose previous work, though noteworthy, never hinted at this kind of ambition - gives the film a journalistic quality, while admitting that only a recombination of facts and fiction could do the story justice. It certainly results in explosive viewing.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Elizabeth Weitzman
    An evocative vision of self-destruction, a gorgeously crafted time capsule, and a fantastic showcase for Oscar Isaac in the title role.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Take us on an indelible tour through the highest and lowest points of the human experience.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    There is never a shortage of options if you're looking for an intimate foreign drama about family bonds. But the eloquent insights of director Claire Denis stand alone.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    This animated documentary, from former Israeli soldier Ari Folman, blends both tactics to devastating effect. Perhaps only animation could give us the distance that makes his subject bearable: the personal cost of his own participation in the 1982 Lebanon War.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Steven Spielberg's best war film -- and one of the two or three best movies the director has made.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Rahim and Arestrup are both so outstanding that if this were an English-language film, they'd probably be nominated for Oscars, too.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Her
    Will you relate more to the bitter, or embrace the sweet? The choice itself is Jonze’s ultimate gift to us: an invitation to leave his film ready to communicate, debate and, most crucially of all, connect.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    It's irrefutably art, and undeniably vital.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Elizabeth Weitzman
    If we're allowed just a couple of truly singular discoveries in twelve months, it's a good year; when one of them is a film as exhilarating as Spike Jonze's feature debut, it's a banner year.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    An usually insightful rendering of an ordinary family, Hirokazu Kore-eda's contemplative Japanese drama is the sort of movie that makes its greatest impact long after you've seen it.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    In this film, a single word is worth more than all the expensive effects imaginable.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Once isn't especially complex, but the chemistry between its appealing leads (who contribute to the lovely score) feels deeply true. You'd have to look awfully hard to find such sincerity in a Hollywood romance.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Teller delivers a career-making performance as Andrew Neyman, a 19-year-old jazz drummer who wants to be great. Like Buddy Rich great.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 60 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Overlong and dramatically thin.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    So is he a martyred patriot or a misguided traitor? And is it possible he’s both? Poitras comes down firmly on one side, and she makes a strong case. But the movie would have been stronger still if she’d acknowledged the alternative view.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Even those who've long noted Polley's intelligence on screen will be amazed by the perception she displays as a filmmaker.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 63 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Immensely moving and strikingly original, Kelly's story of a brilliant, disturbed teen (Jake Gyllenhaal) drowning in the cultural morass of the 1980s now feels bloated.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Up
    While their latest achievement can't quite one-up "WALL-E," it offers soaring highs that are bound to enchant viewers of any age.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    It’s undeniably thrilling to watch Gonzalez Iñárritu and Keaton aiming so high. Whenever they’re brave enough to leap into the unknown, Birdman soars.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Exhibiting the same sort of patience as his sensible hero, Philibert has created an extraordinarily humane portrait of a partnership between one adult and his very fortunate charges.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 60 Elizabeth Weitzman
    A charming coming-of-age drama.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Redford will surely earn a well-deserved Oscar nomination for this role, to which he commits with unerring dedication. But the real star is writer/director Chandor, whose painstaking approach is exquisite in its spare integrity.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    It's miles away from big-budget, pop-culture entertainment, but you may be surprised by its impact.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Elizabeth Weitzman
    It's wonderful. Epic and heartbreaking and just as grand as it needs to be.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    Though some see Treadwell as an idealistic martyr who made the ultimate sacrifice for his passion, others vilify him as an arrogant fool who courted his own end.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    A smashing success on its own terms, though as a transcendent love story it lacks the firm foundation in human reality that characterizes Lars Von Trier's superior "Breaking the Waves."
    • 86 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    It's part grim Beckett-like drama, part joyous picaresque, and all quite mesmerizing.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 75 Elizabeth Weitzman
    A technical and visual tour-de-force.

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