For 1,022 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Jami Bernard's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 62
Highest review score: 100 Not One Less
Lowest review score: 0 Whipped
Score distribution:
1,022 movie reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    The result is a galvanizing mix of intellectual discourse and guillotined heads.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Nachtwey's pictures tell a tale of grief and suffering, and Frei's you-are-there approach gives those photos startling immediacy.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    An eye-pleasing French action-slasher film that is cheerfully unencumbered by the usual conventions of stuffy costume drama.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Not since Cary Grant offered Joan Fontaine a gleaming glass of milk has a bedtime toddy looked as suspicious as it does in Claude Chabrol's wittily enigmatic Merci pour le chocolat.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Without excusing Stevie's behavior, the film makes a compelling case for how a child molester can grow from the bitter seeds of neglect and abuse.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Disturbing, visually stunning thriller.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    It stands apart when it comes to its extravagant humor and non-judgmental '70s-era reality (smoking dope, hitching rides, playing Frisbee, hanging out).
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Gives a white-knuckled, you-are-there account of a politician's dilemma, one whose repercussions are still felt in Africa.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    A rare window into the apparatus and limitations of glam-rock.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    How dangerous it is to be a woman in Iran, especially one going against the wishes of her menfolk, is brought home time after time in these related vignettes.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    The combination of the ancient tinted footage and Butler's crisp, sweeping vistas of the same areas provides a breathtaking recap of one of history's most stirring rescues.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Seems like a genteel "Psycho."
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    An entertaining, post-modern mulling of the nature of truth, and whether truth is ever so fixed that it can be captured on tape.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    The plot is formula all the way, but Lawrence has found a way to incorporate the physical techniques of the great silent stars with his standup comic's arsenal, and it's a pleasure to watch him at work.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    You'd think it would be boring to stare at Thomas's computer screen so intently for 97 minutes, but the movie is eerily riveting.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Here, Noyce lets his camera, the geography and the youngsters tell this exceptionally powerful story.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Delicious, intelligent thriller.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    What keeps these mother-daughter tumbleweeds from drifting right out of consciousness is the unique rapport between the actresses.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Director Samira Makhmalbaf made this raw and effective parable with the recognizable help of her father, legendary director Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Presents a refreshing appreciation of Chaplin's work in the context of comedy, political and social satire, and history itself.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Jacques Demy showed up with the lightest touch with his 1960 Lola, a movie that has been called a musical without music.
    • 35 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    The floating, flailing, flying puppies in the inspired opening credits of 102 Dalmatians set the tone for an adorable sequel to the live-action version of the famously spotted cartoon.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Stoked supplies a unique perspective on the hazards of rock-star fame that went with the sport's explosion for a band of rebels who didn't see it coming -- or going.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    A poetic and somber film that underscores the bum deal women usually get in any restrictive society.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    A gentle, soulful comedy about everyday dreams and what it takes to make them come true.
    • 31 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Pretty thin feature-film subject. But the silliness is so contagious that it doesn't matter.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    The startling documentary Daughter From Danang cautions once again to be careful what you wish for.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Sharp, erotic performances are the mainstay of Olivier Assayas' unnerving Demonlover, a visually stylish movie that equates and fuses high-stakes corporate negotiations with the video-game mentality.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    A black comedy that features Renee Zellweger as the most adorable psychiatric-trauma victim ever.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Jami Bernard
    Has all the tense crackle of film noir and the molasses drip of irony that is the trademark of movie-making brothers Joel and Ethan Coen.