Deborah Young

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For 332 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 55% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Deborah Young's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 EX LIBRIS: The New York Public Library
Lowest review score: 30 Adored
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 5 out of 332
332 movie reviews
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Deborah Young
    The confused script makes this a tough film for audiences to dig into.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    A delightfully unpredictable sleeper that proves new Argentine cinema really exists, Suddenly, by 26-year-old Diego Lerman, starts scary, moves through deadpan comic and comes out with a whimsical tenderness for its characters.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    Charming, smart and funny.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    Though it sounds like an offbeat idea even for horror fans, the tech work is so well done that it could disarm unwary buffs attracted by the campy title.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Fresh and offbeat tale of vendetta.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Elusive and elliptical as it is, this is one of the most accessible films in Oliveira's recent repetoire.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Deborah Young
    Seems destined to go down in film history as a technical tour de force.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Deborah Young
    A limp-to-wilted film version of Duras' 16-year-long love affair with a young man who became her secretary and literary executor.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    As a tyro auteur, Tanovich has a heavy-handed way of delineating characters and situations that makes this well-meaning film awfully familiar at times.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    A visually exalting, emotionally horrifying view of Afghanistan under the Taliban regime.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Takes the viewer deep into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the powerful immediacy of raw images, some of them very hard to look at.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Gentle, touching tale.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    Salma Hayek makes the character an icon of female independence, courage and nonconformity, forecasting special appeal for women viewers.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Deborah Young
    It's hard to walk away unaffected from this heartfelt, well-researched, feature-length documentary.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 40 Deborah Young
    A dignified second film for Caetano.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 40 Deborah Young
    An unsettling piece of filmmaking whose grimly vivid images are guaranteed to give impressionable viewers nightmares.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Deborah Young
    Ten
    10 dazzling and perceptive snapshots of women with which femmes everywhere can identify.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Deborah Young
    Scorsese's heartfelt love letter to Italian movies up to 1961.
    • 39 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    Despite a few potholes of ennui along the way, pic has enough entertainment value to cross borders and titillate auds with its plentiful nudity and uninhibited sexual mores.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Deborah Young
    Has the comically grotesque appeal of a Fellini film and could reach out to auds in specialized release. It lacks the originality and invention to go much beyond that.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    A savvy, fast-paced political thriller dealing with the meteoric rise and fall of a new Russian businessman.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Splashy, noisy and downright fun.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Deborah Young
    Result is a weird hodgepodge that has the audience doing mental somersaults in an attempt to keep up with this highly original festival head-scratcher.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    A sober, thought-provoking response to a tragedy of worldwide import and a much better film than one might expect from the pre-release publicity.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Deborah Young
    Not a cheerful watch: It's a shocking portrayal of rampant racism.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 50 Deborah Young
    A tense documentary with multiple layers of meaning.
    • 40 Metascore
    • 50 Deborah Young
    Like characters out of some Carnival hell, a macho butcher and his born-again wife, a forlorn barmaid, a sinister sadist and the gay manager of a flophouse called the Hotel Texas run in and out of each other's lives in a film as sloppy, sluttish, scruffy and vital as they are.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Timely and thought-provoking, if a bit rambling.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Deborah Young
    Unshaven and twinkling-eyed, Sharif is professionally light and entertaining in the title role.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Deborah Young
    Apart from its historical interest, this tragic tale of religious extremism and misogyny is a very good film able to catch audiences up emotionally.

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