For 398 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Ruthe Stein's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Tsotsi
Lowest review score: 0 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 55 out of 398
398 movie reviews
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An enjoyable if fairly predictable film.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    You're under the thrall of a new peculiar couple. Both actors appear to be having fun outmaneuvering each other on the ice and onscreen.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Extremely amusing.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An unusual look at love and how it can unexpectedly develop. Those for whom the concept of an arranged marriage is foreign will get a little history lesson on the immigrant experience watching this sweetly engrossing film.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    One of those quirky little movies that you marvel ever got made.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An extremely good picture that, with a little tweaking, might have been a great one.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Deeply affecting, "Blade'' portrays an oddly elegant way of life that will soon be like the era in that other movie, "Gone With the Wind."
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    ATL
    An emotionally charged coming-of-age saga that will make you laugh and cry, maybe at the same time.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A spellbinding Australian Western.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An intriguing exploration of New York theater at the height of its glory.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Powerful and moving.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Sad yet offering glimpses of hope.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A slow seduction.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Offers a brew of wondrous chimera combined with the wonders of human nature.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Mehta has created the perfect guide to this strange female world.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    It tells the amazing, but mostly true, story of a late-18th century aristocrat who made an indelible mark on English society akin to that of her direct descendant, Lady Diana.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Brosnan and Moore display a knack for fast delivery of smart dialogue both in court and in bed. Their verbal sparring is the main attraction of Laws of Attraction and helped me overlook plot holes of massive proportions.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The sooner you let yourself go with Kim's flow, the more likely you are to come away satisfied. Think of it as South Korea's answer to "Memento," just don't think too hard.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The movie has a sweetness and innocence that makes it near perfect entertainment for its target audience.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Columbus' schizoid approach works more often than not.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Like a Christmas present you didn't know you wanted but are delighted to receive.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A marital comedy as perceptive as it is delectable.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Heart-wrenching.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A solidly above-average thriller.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Offers another way into these complex indigenous people, through storytelling as haunting as their artwork.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Like its low-key star, Hamlet 2 is more likely to elicit quiet chuckles than raucous laughter.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A compelling Irish drama.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The way Boynton Beach residents reach out to one another is enough to make you consider relocating to one of these communities.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Lower your expectations going into Volver and accept it for what it is: a ridiculously entertaining melodrama with loud echoes of "Mildred Pierce" that provides Penelope Cruz with a vehicle for her multifaceted talents.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    That the film succeeds as well as it does despite a series of coincidences that strain credibility is a credit to a fine cast and a joie de vivre that pervades even the most implausible moments.

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