Debra Birnbaum

Debra Birnbaum
Debra Birnbaum's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): New York Post Variety
Biography:
New York Post film critic.
Publications: New York Post, Variety

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
0.5/4 9% Man of the House (2005) Mindless, vapid fare. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2005
3/4 93% Sunset Story (2003) Gabbert expertly delivers a far more powerful message with honesty, humor and palpable respect. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2005
1/4 5% Harry and Max (2005) Director Christopher Munch deftly raises disturbing questions, but he fumbles badly when groping for answers. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2005
1.5/4 12% Bigger Than the Sky (2005) Nearly two hours of an earnest, predictable comedy about a pathetic schlemiel who hopes to redeem himself by acting in the community theater. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2005
2.5/4 84% L' Ora di Religione (Il Sorriso di Mia Madre) (The Religion Hour) (My Mother's Smile) (2002) An edgy drama unwinds with an emotional letdown. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2005
2.5/4 94% The Nomi Song (2005) A thorough if predictable Behind the Music episode. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 4, 2005
1.5/4 76% Assisted Living (2005) Playing jokes on old people isn't funny. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2005
2.5/4 53% Om jag vänder mig om (Daybreak) (2003) By the time the sun rises and these tormented parallel lives finally intersect, they've all achieved redemption -- as has the movie. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2005
1/4 13% Hide and Seek (2005) It's become almost trite to criticize him for his recent string of dubious movies, but we'll do it anyway, because he's capable of so much better. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2005
3.5/4 91% Head-On (2005) Any sense of predictability is extinguished by these two thoroughly engaging actors. Despite their less-than-saintly behavior, you won't be able to take your eyes off either. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2005
3/4 96% Watermarks (2005) A moving, poignant tale about triumph in the face of the unthinkable. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 21, 2005
2/4 64% Coach Carter (2005) The inspirational tale becomes just another by-the-numbers, cliché-ridden sports film. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2005
0/4 36% Murder, Set, Pieces (2004) Aspires to be a highly stylized exploration of the mind of a serial killer, but it's nothing more than a gory, bloodsoaked snuff film, reveling in its own shock value as women are stabbed, strangled, raped and mutilated. - New York Post EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2005