Lisa Schwarzbaum
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For 1,906 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 71% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 27% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 9.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Lisa Schwarzbaum's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Beau Travail
Lowest review score: 0 Valentine's Day
Score distribution:
1,906 movie reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    The charm and art of De Felitta's gentle domestic sketch expand far beyond biographical borders.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Feels delightfully organic, eccentrically rambling, the found artistic collage of a woman who herself loves to collect.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Even blood, spilled so freely, has a distinctive intensity of red in this beautiful and harrowing film.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Fonteyne edges closer than most to capturing the mysterious rhythms of liaisons -- pornographique, romantique, and otherwise.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    The nonprofessional cast of Bahman Ghobadi's remarkable, slow, rough edged feature reveals a simple, piercing grimness and determination framed by the gray, icy landscape of Iranian Kurdistan.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Cagey, high gloss comedy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Watch for the director's own mother, Lili Kosashvili, a standout as Zaza's fierce, stately mama.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    The script is a steady accretion of small stabs to the heart, propelling the gorgeous performances of Berling, Regnier, and especially the 76-year-old French cinema veteran Bouquet, whose every faint smile is killing.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    High school reunions should only be this satisfying.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    One of the great virtues of Disney's most elegant animated ''classic'' in years is how blessedly sermon-free this zippy, dignified retelling of Edgar Rice Burroughs' ripping 1914 yarn is.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    A stirring action movie -- in the international manner of ''The Fast Runner'' or ''No Man's Land."
    • 85 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Riveting family portrait.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    What matters now, what Lumumba conveys, is the urgent chaos of revolution.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 91 Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Gorgeously shot tableaux of random adolescent brutality are interrupted by flashes of computer garble and chat-room talk, backed by ''Lily's'' music, with its blend of Debussy-like arpeggios and Enya-like sighing.