For 272 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 62% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 34% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 6.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Peter Stack's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 66
Highest review score: 100 Beau Travail
Lowest review score: 0 Bio-Dome
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 30 out of 272
272 movie reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Intelligence and beauty -- and teasing romance -- shape Mansfield Park into a gorgeous, enchanting experience.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    An earthy, sexy mystery.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Exceptional, powerful new documentary.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    A poetry of love, longing and affirmation bleeds through the music of Cuba, and some of the best sounds the island ever created are captured with embracing humanity.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    So wonderfully odd, even spiritual, that audiences won't be able to do anything but smile.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    An extraordinary behind-the-scenes look at the comedy game.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    French director Claude Berri's exquisite, methodical Lucie Aubrac is a romantic thriller so tightly drawn it almost leaves one breathless.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Sigourney Weaver is so daring and amazing, her veracity is at times painful to behold.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    A vital, sexy and touching movie that goes to the heart of what human caring is all about.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Has an odd mix of quickly grabbed handheld shots and scenes of striking beauty.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Burns has created an endearing gathering of people we all know, and every one of them is so much fun that leaving the theater at the end elicits a touch of regret.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    One of the most haunting and vital movies of the year.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    The pieces of the drama are put forth like the shapes of the five fingers of a hand, and finally they find a kind of awkward unity that was predictable from the start. And yet, the gesture of it all is utterly captivating, the way a dream would be if it ever really came true. [27 Feb 1987, Daily Datebook, p.74]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    I laughed so hard, my eyes watered. I laughed so loud, I lost track of whether anyone else was laughing. I laughed so much, I ached afterwards. [29 July 1988, Daily Notebook, p.E1]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    An inspired mix of spirited family entertainment and harrowing drama.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    An unforgettable, poetic romance from Italy whose disarming humor, blushing encounters and bittersweet flavors are certain to set off a groundswell of smiles, tears and regret.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Friedkin has said the new, expanded version of his film has a more spiritual tone. But it's still a shocker.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Best “performances,'' however, are given by the movie's almost agonizingly beautiful historical settings -- luxurious households, rich architecture, furnishings, ornaments, draperies, fineries and such are often more captivating than the hushed tones of the lovers. [17 Sept 1993, Daily Notebook, p.C1]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    What is astonishing about this movie is how all the elements are so deftly mixed - the technology of real sets and people interwoven with the cartoon world, and yet Zemeckis hardly sacrifices a beat in laying out a curlicuing '40s-style thriller. [22 June 1988]
    • 47 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Riveting.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Robert Redford's exceptionally handsome and provocative Quiz Show manages a trick that few films even dare try -- to take a hard look at personal and public moral issues and still provide dazzling entertainment.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    There may not be a better- acted film this year.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    It will be the most talked-about comedy of summer.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    One of the great portraits of artists fighting, even with murderous rage, to reach the sublime.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Heart and tenderness are rare in cartoon movies. But in an age of frenetic children's fare, the new animated adventure The Iron Giant dares to show a lot of both, and it comes up a winner.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    The most entertaining movie of the year. Funny and action-packed, it's also got that rare thing, heart.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    A crime gem that is darkly funny even when it's chilling -- and certain to become a classic.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    Riveting.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    This wacky buddy road film... has a brilliant glow of intelligence behind the stupidness. It's easily the funniest movie of the year.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Stack
    This one's so much fun, it's worth taking the whole family.