For 2,350 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 3.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Lou Lumenick's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 56
Highest review score: 100 Babel
Lowest review score: 0 Son of the Mask
Score distribution:
2,350 movie reviews
    • 52 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Rarely since the tale of the Corleones has a movie presented such a compelling, sympathetic portrait of a criminal lowlife.
    • New York Post
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    A real high in a season filled with unfunny comedies.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    More than lives up to its clever positioning as the first movie of the new millennium.
    • New York Post
    • 60 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    The ideal date movie for the Passover-Easter season and beyond, guaranteed to keep audiences rolling in the pews.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    An expertly crafted, deeply moving film.
    • New York Post
    • 55 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    The most devastating spoof of reality TV since Albert Brooks' 1978 "Real Life."
    • New York Post
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Such astounding computer-generated effects you'll suspend disbelief and root for the hero, a 3-inch talking mouse.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    A triumph of low-budget filmmaking.
    • New York Post
    • 34 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Makes the most of its wintry settings and never insults the audience's intelligence -- no mean feat for a family film. It's a real crowd-pleaser.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    There have been many documentaries about the Holocaust in recent years, but this one really stands out.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Easily one of the year's best movies.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Morris' most gripping film since "The Thin Blue Line," is the year's scariest movie.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    "The Sixth Sense" was no fluke. Unbreakable, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's dazzling reunion with Bruce Willis confirms he's one of the most brilliant filmmakers working today.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
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    Exceptionally intelligent and powerful contemporary adaptation.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Expertly directed, acted and written crowd-pleaser.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Gripping and stylish thriller.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Less grim than it sounds, Southern Comfort ends on a note of triumph for its endearing, gender-bending hero.
    • New York Post
    • 90 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Davis, a hugely underrated actress..., is deadpan perfection as Joyce, wearing oversized glasses and a wig that makes her look like an older version of Thora Birch's character in "Ghost World."
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Smart, funny and ingeniously detailed with terrific vocal teamwork.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    A head-clearing, mind-blowing blast from the past - one of the year's best.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    So smooth and satisfying it makes the similar "Ocean's Eleven" look like a game of three-card monte.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    His (Friedkin) very lack of subtlety is both the strength and weakness of The Exorcist in the 21st century.
    • New York Post
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Like some of Hitchcock's films, the story - adapted from a novel by Charlotte Armstrong, an American mystery writer of the '40s and '50s - can be accused of stretching credibility and coincidence almost to the breaking point.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Splendidly spectacular, intelligent and very well-acted.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    I was laughing so hard, tears were streaming down my cheeks.
    • New York Post
    • 48 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    A civics lesson about integration very artfully - and entertainingly - disguised as an upbeat family sports movie.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Pays off with emotional dividends well worth the time investment.
    • New York Post
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Combines big laughs, a big heart and thoroughly winning characters to become the first big surprise of the fall season.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Be warned: Though it's entirely justified by the story, there's a level of violence and brutality in Training Day -- that some terror-weary audience members may not care to cope with these days.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Lou Lumenick
    Lynch's first G-rated feature, turns out to be one of the year's best films...a wonderful surprise.

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