For 682 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 27% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Ringer: Season 1
Lowest review score: 25 Zero Hour: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 682
682 tv reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The comedy never quite lifts into giddiness, but there are lots of solid, unexpected laughs. And isn't that cause for celebration? [26 Apr 2010, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's a good show, powerfully acted--especially by Katy Segal as tough mama Gemma--and true to its convictions. [20 Sep 2010, p.52]
    • People Weekly
    • 84 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    Valley starts well, with needling absurdities, but payoffs are few. [Apr 2014, p.50]
    • People Weekly
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Eclipsing even last summer's BBQ bacchanal involving an ancient spirit, the new season feels like one big undead sex party-a kinky alternate lifestyle where vampires and monsters do the nasty (and other violent acts) in roadhouses, backrooms, backwoods and the occasional antebellum mansion.
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Falco's performance never loses a weary, trudging toughness and, at the core two hard kernels of anger and sorrow. [16 Apr 2012, p.50]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    If the Granthams are low on dough, emotionally they're richer than ever. [14 Jan 2013, p.51]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Parks, in a sense, is Li'l Sebastian: shaggy, small-boned, charming and lovably stupid. [31 Jan 2011, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Horror isn't my thing, but this is pretty good. [7 Nov 2005, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    It's educational, kid-oriented and fun, and Tyson us confidently smooth popularizer of science. [17 Mar 2014]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Therapist Paul Weston a human-shaped cloud who grumbles with the low thunder of the maladjusted, has drifted back for a gripping new season of HBO's In Treatment. Gabriel Byrne plays the part flawlessly, and he's up against two especially rewarding talents. [1 Nov 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Director Steven Soderbergh's Candelabra is one of the smartest, tartest examples I've ever seen of that soupy genre, the Hollywood biopic. [27 May 2013, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    [A] rattling good series. [10 Jul 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    The heartbreak here--especially the cases of poor children who died of "dust pneumonia"--is tremendous. [26 Nov 2012, p.45
    • People Weekly
    • 52 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The show needs work-—why all the breast jokes?-—but [Lithgow and Curtin] don't.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    The tone here can be offputtingly strange: brittle, flinty yet over the top. [20 Feb 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    A zombie-apocalypse fantasy set in Atlanta, this is the scariest series U've ever seen. [8 Nov 2010, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 83 Tom Gliatto
    There are a few weak jokes, but in its substance, look (fly fashions), and sound, this could be a real trendsetter.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    [Rectify] feels damply airless--the tension might be ripped open at any moment by a thunderclap of revelation.... It's a disturbing, impressive performance [from Aden Young as Daniel]. [13 May 2013, p.49]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    [Larry Hagman's last days on the show don't] keep Dallas from being robust fun. [4 Feb 2013, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 43 Metascore
    • 25 Tom Gliatto
    It's Court TV's first original scripted drama, and it's bad. [16 Apr 2007, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The Walking Dead has managed to work fresh morsels into television's grimmest stew. [22 Oct 2012, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Boardwalk is still solid, but it's sacrificed some of its nervy power. [10 Oct 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Burton and Taylor is a wry, bittersweet take on a celebrated Hollywood romance. [21 Oct 2013, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    This could be the fall's finest drama. [9 Oct 2006, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    A looser show [than The Office], another comedy of frustration, but with a feckless sweetness (which is exactly what My Name Is Earl lacks). [17 Oct 2005, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    An explosion of fireworks. [1 May 2006, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Given the amounts of sumptuous scenery to chew on, the acting is restrained, even if the gore and sex are not. [28 May 2012, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    The game changer sets season 7 on an exciting new course. [8 Oct 2012, p.60]
    • People Weekly
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    This BBC hit is the soppily tender story of '50s midwives in London's East End. [1 Oct 2012, p.38]
    • People Weekly
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The humor is so lighthearted, the show practically skips. [20 Feb 2012, p.48]
    • People Weekly

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