For 681 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 3.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Tom Gliatto's Scores

Average review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Modern Family: Season 1
Lowest review score: 25 Here Comes Honey Boo Boo: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 93 out of 681
681 tv reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This new series is a bold military thriller. [8 Oct 2012, p.60]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    She's at her best mapping out the messy web of relationships that come with being the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and the late Eddie Fisher. [20 Dec 2010, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Set on the eve of the 1936 abdication crisis, it has melodramatic bustle and tender affection for its characters--of all classes. [18 Apr 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly
    • tbd Metascore
    • 100 Tom Gliatto
    Remains a winner.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Luckily Blood is still buoyed by its weird, Gothic zest and the performers all operate with the same vibe of ripe sexuality and restrained camp. [4 Jul 2011, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Gilmore creator Amy Sherman-Palladino gives her actors a zip drive's worth of dialogue....Foster's got the mouth--and charm--to pull it off. [18 Jun 2012, p.43]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The history behind the story is tremendous--you feel its pulse. [5 Aug 2013, p.48]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Comparisons to The Iron Lady, a sloppy movie that has Meryl Streep in roaring good form, are inevitable. Is Game Change better? You betcha. [5 Mar 2012, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    A lovely piece of work. [6 May 2013, p.49]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    It's a light, clever performance. But Episodes never convinces us this is really Hollywood. [17 Jan 2011, p.40]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    [A] highly satisfying update. [8 Oct 2012, p.57]
    • People Weekly
    • 31 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The show isn't all that different from Bravo's recent Real Housewives of Orange County, although the production values are much higher--everything has an expensive, carefully lit feminine gloss that perfectly matches the homemakers. [19 Jun 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This show has a light, charming sense of the ridiculous. [19 Mar 2007, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    There's always a laugh or two. [30 Jan 2012, p.44]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    About Face addresses some deeper implications--Gia Carangi's early death is a cautionary tale--but knows better than to over do it. [6 Aug 2012, p.39]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The one thing lacking is writing that goes beyond fondness into truly funny. [17 Feb 2014, p.45]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Very few reality shows generate real suspense and sadness at the moment of elimination, but this one does. [20 Jun 2011, p.53]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The CW's best show since Gossip Girl.... it has a forthright narrative seriousness, a respect for the gobbledy-gook that makes up any superhero's backstory--and a game cast performing with the correct degree of seriousness. [19 Nov 2012, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The high school stories are tighter-focused, and the Manhattan ones breathe with Broadway romanticism. [5 Nov 2012, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    The quickened pulse is a plus: The violence registers as sharp, stinging slaps. [11 Dec 2006, p.41]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Flawlessly done, but a tough sell. [2 Dec 2013, p.50]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    This is Dallas with out all the barbecue sauce, a soap about dynastic Texans that feels closer to Friday Night Lights in its understated leanness. [27 Sep 2010, p.54]
    • People Weekly
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Entourage remains supremely good-natured. [19 Jun 2006, p.37]
    • People Weekly
    • 72 Metascore
    • 63 Tom Gliatto
    The show must carry on, and of course it does, but rather sluggishly.... Overall the acting from the ensemble remains strong enough to sweep you along from episode to episode. [13 Jan 2014, p.47]
    • People Weekly
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    The comedy here, as with Elaine, comes from watching Louis-Dreyfus's sophisticated, furiously sharp timing applied to a character who has the intelligence of a finch. [30 Apr 2012, p.35]
    • People Weekly
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    An entertainingly sinister dip in the cesspool of 19th century criminality. [21 Jan 2013]
    • People Weekly
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    It's more fun than most hidden-camera shows: Kutcher keeps his in-your-face energy from boiling over into obnoxious-ness.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Tom Gliatto
    Gabriel Byrne plays the part flawlessly, and he's up against tow especially rewarding talents. [1 Nov 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 72 Metascore
    • 50 Tom Gliatto
    The series goes overboard on cutesy domestic details but as a Bret Bulletin, it should gratify and reassure his fans. [1 Nov 2010, p.42]
    • People Weekly
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Tom Gliatto
    Collar's odd-couple tension tugs the show in entertaining directions. [13 Jun 2011, p.46]
    • People Weekly

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