Stanley Kauffmann
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For 456 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 58% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Stanley Kauffmann's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 Titanic
Lowest review score: 0 Hulk
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 44 out of 456
456 movie reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 10 Stanley Kauffmann
    An overwrought, hollowly symbolic glob of glutinous nonsense... I haven't seen a sillier film about a woman and a piano since John Huston's "The Unforgiven" (1960), a Western in which Lillian Gish had her piano carried out into the front yard so she could play Mozart to pacify attacking Indians. [13 Dec 1993]
    • The New Republic
    • 29 Metascore
    • 10 Stanley Kauffmann
    The dialogue that is wrapped around the sexual activities only helps to make the film disgustingly ridiculous.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 10 Stanley Kauffmann
    Penn's film is very slow, sententious, ill-judged about the tensions he wants in long scenes. [18 Dec 1995, Pg.28]
    • The New Republic
    • 60 Metascore
    • 10 Stanley Kauffmann
    For me, the execution of the picture is so weak, so imitative, so facile that it makes all the thematic discussion seem idle. [25 Nov 1996, Pg.30]
    • The New Republic
    • 54 Metascore
    • 0 Stanley Kauffmann
    In future Lee can best serve his versatility by never doing anything like this again.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 0 Stanley Kauffmann
    A lifeless, tedious picture... A complete dud. [29 Oct 1990, p.26]
    • The New Republic