For 2,295 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 46% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Lou Lumenick's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 55
Highest review score: 100 Black Swan
Lowest review score: 0 Oh My God
Score distribution:
2,295 movie reviews
    • 16 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The only pro involved in this amateurish labor of love is veteran character actor Arthur Nascarella, cast as Jack's florist father.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    None of this is remotely funny or interesting.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Might have made a tolerable five-minute "mockumentary," but it's apparently meant seriously.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    So over the top that it often plays like a parody.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A flaccidly pretentious and snooze-inducing trilogy of allegedly racy tales.
    • 23 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A tediously self-absorbed variation on "The Big Chill" and "The Return of the Secaucus 7."
    • 19 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A painfully sincere indie drama that isn't content to evoke only the misery of 9/11 -- it has to reference TWA Flight 800 for extra grief.
    • 22 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Excruciatingly bad.
    • 36 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Kirschner's excruciatingly earnest coming-of-age comedy, is about as fresh as year-old matzoh and plays like the unholy spawn of "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Fiddler on the Roof."
    • 38 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    There are bachelor and bachelorette parties, as well as much misbehavior, in this glossy and unconvincing little flick, receiving a vanity booking on the way to video.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Relentlessly grim.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The latest catastrophe from the Weinstein Co.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    As much as we like Alec as an actor, it's hard to imagine that any amount of editing and reshooting under his supervision could salvage his complete ineptitude as a director.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The joke is on arthouse audiences who show up for Funny Games, which is basically torture porn every bit as manipulative and reprehensible as "Hostel," even if it's tricked out with intellectual pretension.
    • 47 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Draggy and incoherent.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The Caller qualifies as something of a Holocaust movie, with flashbacks to World War II France. Guess who the two boys we see grow up to be?
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Barely watchable, despite the presence of such pros as Michael McKean and Jane Lynch.
    • 24 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Cisneros is an appealing actor, but he and Falling Awake get buried under a welter of clich├ęs.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Quite a slog, with most of the acting strictly amateurish save the veteran Ed Lauter as a fish and game inspector.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Never rises much above yawn-worthy.
    • 23 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Excruciatingly unfunny.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    This is a terminally whimsical vanity project that would probably have been a chore to sit through even in its original intended format, a 20-minute stage monologue.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Apprently novice filmmaker Angela Ismailos' definition of a Great Director is one who's willing to sit or walk with her while she lobs innocuous questions and gives herself lots of awed close-up reaction shots.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A maudlin and unintentionally hilarious romantic weepie.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The stars' utter failure to create sparks is only one of the problems with this Labor Day weekend dump job.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    The only thing remotely scary about Monsters is that Magnolia is releasing this boring scare-, suspense- and gore-free horror movie (which reportedly cost less than $100,000) on Halloween weekend.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Despite much effort, neither Johnson nor director George Tillman Jr. ("Notorious") can make this preposterous tale, live up to its title.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    Milks the very real problem of "organ tourism" for all the melodrama and car chases it's worth.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A surprisingly unengaging and charmless fantasy from a director whose previous films ("Across the Universe," "Titus," "Frida") were, despite their other issues, never boring.
    • 42 Metascore
    • 25 Lou Lumenick
    A sloppy vanity project, this rambling and toothless Hollywood black comedy stars veteran filmmaker Henry Jaglom's girlfriend, Tanna Frederick.