Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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For 25 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 0% same as the average critic
  • 40% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 7.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Lauren Humphries-Brooks' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 72
Highest review score: 100 13th
Lowest review score: 30 Nerdland
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
25 movie reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Night School exposes the individualism of poverty and the power that education can bring to the powerless.
    • 21 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    The Clapper is a sharp combination of sweet romance and biting satire on the cruelties committed in the name of entertainment.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    As a work of cinematic art, it defies codification. It begs for multiple viewings, if only to pick apart the concepts that it introduces, changes, and interacts with over the course of its run time.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    An entertaining and thought-provoking film, The Last Laugh presents multiple perspectives on taboo humor without passing judgment.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 70 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Buoyed by a strong cast, Wolves is a predictable yet powerful film that uses its multitude of sports movie and coming-of-age cliches to the best possible effect.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 90 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Junction 48 is about a fusing of cultures, not a conflict between them. There are no easy solutions or simplistic answers, and the film doesn’t try to propose any.
    • 38 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    A surprisingly uplifting film about a very difficult topic, Youth In Oregon's remarkable ensemble cast elevate the story into something unique and profound.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    A well-acted, slow burning indie, The Fixer uses thriller mechanisms to examine insular, tribal cultures through the eyes of an outsider.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 70 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    To make a movie about such an elusive figure is a challenging undertaking, and it’s a testament to the quality of Magnus that the film succeeds as well as it does.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    National Bird is a scathing and clearly delineated expose on America’s use of drone warfare and the effects it has on both the victims of the attacks and the crews operating the aircraft.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Despite its occasional oversteps and misfires, The Childhood of a Leader is a fascinating film, as moving and irresistible as it is terrifying.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Intellectually vibrant and emotionally complex, Things To Come is a luminous film drawn along by Huppert’s central performance and Hansen-Løve’s delicate script.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Julieta is a timeless and mature examination of femininity and guilt that marks a return to form for director Pedro Almodóvar.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    Certain Women more than justifies itself as a serious argument for the beauty of the small and intimate drama and the importance of female-driven filmmaking.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    A searing and pivotal documentary about the prison-industrial complex, Ava DuVernay's The 13th is a truly frightening film that galvanizes its viewers to action.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Lauren Humphries-Brooks
    An exuberant visual poem reflecting the life and politics of the Chilean poet, Neruda is much more than a simple biopic.

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