Jonathan Curiel
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For 91 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 74% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 22% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 20.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Jonathan Curiel's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 80
Highest review score: 100 Control Room
Lowest review score: 0 September Tapes
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 76 out of 91
  2. Negative: 2 out of 91
91 movie reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Funny, riveting look at the music scene that ruled Manchester, England, from 1976 to 1992.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A bittersweet film that tells the story of Palestinian life as eloquently as anything ever done.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A wonderful French offering whose jumping-off point is a bullfight.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Full of drama, poignancy and some heartbreaking moments.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Exceptional.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Ten
    A minimalist film, Ten looks and feels like a documentary. At the end, there is no big denouement, but a profound realization that the people we see on camera are all aching for answers -- and struggling to come to terms with their lives.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    So original, so funny, so alive with drama, intrigue, mystery and colors that you want to see it again and again.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A documentary that is as thoughtful and inspiring as the music it celebrates.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Through a simple story line, dramatic acting and National Geographic-like shots of the city's rough and pristine edges -- creates cinematic magic.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Ghobadi infuses his movie with a humor that can almost be called Seinfeldian, and it's this mix of laughter with tears that gives Marooned in Iraq its big impact.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A breathtaking story of defiance and triumph that has to be considered one of the year's most sublime films.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    The experiences of this family from Fairfield will resonate with moviegoers around the country.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    AKA
    An unforgettable film.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    An engrossing tale of class differences that reveals tiny details of one man’s descent into hell.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    From the standpoint of humanizing Sudan's continuing refugee problem, Lost Boys is a gem. It doesn't preach. It doesn't prettify.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A small gem.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    One of the year’s most significant films.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Weeping Camel essentially lets native people tell their own unforgettable story.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    An important new documentary that cites countless examples of self-censorship, under-reporting of serious issues, and -- worse than this -- deliberate neglect and outright conflicts of interest.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    The film is a damning look at a key Bush operative.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    An intense, powerful film.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A special film.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A must-see for anyone still coming to terms with the chaos in Iraq.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Dramatic, funny, fun, silly, musical, stylish, romantic and redemptive -- a film worth telling your friends and neighbors about.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A larger-than-life resonance.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    A sensitively wrought work.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Potent.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    More than worthwhile.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    Sweet, funny, sad and profound -- the sort of film that becomes more remarkable when you realize it's based on someone's real life.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 100 Jonathan Curiel
    One of 2005's must-see documentaries.