For 90 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 5.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Leslie Camhi's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 90 The Back of the World
Lowest review score: 20 Double Parked
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 47 out of 90
  2. Negative: 2 out of 90
90 movie reviews
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    What saves this deeply affecting film from being merely a collection of wrenching cases is Corcuera's attention to detail.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    An inspired homage to his father's work, and a bracing, bittersweet testament of filial love mixed with pain and compassion.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    Beyond its rare visions of remote vistas, Camel's great charm lies in its seeming simplicity. The camera records the events of the day -- from a little girl's tears to an afternoon sandstorm -- with a childlike clarity and curiosity.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    The real star of this film is the crowded, neon-lit byways of the city itself.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    Norway's hallucinatory, edge-of-the-world beauty imbues the story with a woozy, alcoholic haze and a sense of the marginal spaces into which the messiest aspects of private life are shoved.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Leslie Camhi
    At once subtle and visceral, the film never succumbs to the trap of the maudlin or tearful, offering instead with its unflinching gaze a measure of faith in the future.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    "A very odd thriller" is how Italian director Marco Bellocchio describes My Mother's Smile, his uncannily beautiful and deeply humanist exploration of the nightmares that resurface from a Roman atheist's Catholic childhood.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Pitch-perfect performances and a light-handed but razor-sharp script keep this satire brisk and biting.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    It's rare that a documentary conveys an artist's worldview so compellingly, but then Glennie is no ordinary musician.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    This evocative film is a poignant testament to the twin forces of love (however blighted) and the unconscious.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    A life so tragically and quickly extinguished presents maudlin temptations, but director Marc Rothemund ably resists them. His gripping, moving film focuses on a breathtakingly brief five-day period.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Without condescension, Debrauwer offers comic glimpses into their separate dreams of grandeur, but he lets Pauline's touching simplicity unite them.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Noteworthy for its rich characterizations and startling plot twists, including a delightful surprise ending that is both a sexual double entendre and a matriarchal triumph.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    The fierce rigor of María Galiana's performance keeps this film from ever falling into sentimentality.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    In a flawless performance, Bacri lets us glimpse the tender desperation beneath his character's harsh, curmudgeonly exterior.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Fast-paced feminist thriller and witty black comedy.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    By setting this intimate conflict against a wider social drama, Daldry makes his portrait of a dancer all the more compelling.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    This is a tender and engaging portrait of a marvelously elusive personality, whose style remains timeless.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    A darkly comic tale of characters riven by divided loyalties and neurotic inhibitions.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Pays off in laugh-out-loud lines, adorably ditsy but heartfelt performances, and sparkling, bittersweet dialogue that cuts to the chase of the modern girl's dilemma.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Slesin's film is a profound meditation on the resilience of children -- their ability to take sustenance from whatever love is available -- and on the persistent presence of the child hidden within each grown-up.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    French director Michel Deville has managed to preserve the work's great virtues--the intimacy, discretion, grace, and humor with which it speaks of both irredeemable disaster and the taste for life that survives it.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Scenes from a marriage unfolding at the limits of love and personality.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Serry perfectly captures the peculiar climate, creating uncanny echoes with today's situation. Persian stars Shaun Toub and Shohreh Aghdashloo are extremely convincing as Maryam's parents.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    A remarkably vivid portrait of a teeming third-world metropolis
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Infusing Rendell's intrigue with warmth and humor, Miller makes the film's sometimes mechanical and giddy narrative into something grander -- a meditation on maternity as a form of inspired madness.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    The film's occasional dips into sentimental cuteness and its too-pat ending can't cancel the gap that yawns ever wider between rural and urban society.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    A meditation-brilliant, humorous, and moving-on history and memory.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    Chillingly naturalistic.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Leslie Camhi
    This delightfully sensual documentary gets inside the artist's creative process while also treating viewers to glorious music by the likes of Wagner and Satie.