Hillary Busis

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For 16 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 32% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Hillary Busis' Scores

Average review score: 59
Highest review score: 83 Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen
Lowest review score: 42 Raising McCain: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
16 tv reviews
    • 68 Metascore
    • 83 Hillary Busis
    While Another Period sometimes leans too heavily on "It's 1902!" gags, it's buoyed by an absurdist sensibility, genuinely surprising jokes, and a strong cast. [26 Jun 2015, p.54]
    • tbd Metascore
    • 83 Hillary Busis
    There's a bit too much singing--but Brooks is charming as he run through tales of his hard-luck upbringing, showbiz-triumphs and marriage to Anne Bancroft. [30 Jan-6 Feb 2015, p.121]
    • Entertainment Weekly
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Hillary Busis
    When the focus is on the magic, Wars can be spellbinding--when it's not, irksome questions arise.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Hillary Busis
    Though Helena Bonham Carter struggles to get Taylor's voice just right--it sounds more like a Madeline Kahn impression--she's a gas as aging party girl Liz. Dominic West's Dick, meanwhile, is a model of worldweary dignity. If only they, and their film, were quite as gloriously messy as Liz and Dick themselves. [18 Oct 2013, p.60]
    • tbd Metascore
    • 75 Hillary Busis
    It may not convert nonbelievers, but current and former fans will have plenty to smize about. [22/29 Aug 2014, p.102]
    • Entertainment Weekly
    • 60 Metascore
    • 67 Hillary Busis
    Scenes of Mei trying to reconnect with her past has a few clever touches.... But it also has enough clunky dialogue, poor production values, and sluggish pacing to alienate viewers, too. [5 Dec 2014, p.77]
    • Entertainment Weekly
    • 23 Metascore
    • 67 Hillary Busis
    If you enjoy watching women snipe at each other no matter the context, then it likely won't matter; if you were hoping for something less conventional, it's tough not to be disappointed. [30 May/6 Jun 2014, p.113]

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